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Shelter Report 2010: The Case for Low-Income Homeowners

Habitat’s second Shelter Report focuses on the important role of low-income homeownership in the United States. The report discusses the impact housing has on families’ lives and tools for how they can succeed as homeowners.

Given the current economic climate, falling home prices and the high rate of foreclosures, now more than ever, low-income homeownership in the United States can give families self-sufficiency and a path out of poverty.

You can review the Executive Summary



View the report by topic

• Chapter 1: Introduction

• Chapter 2: Making homeownership possible: then and now

• Chapter 3: Benefits of homeownership for low-income families

• Chapter 4: Tools for success for low-income families

• Chapter 5: Conclusions and policy recommendations

• Endnote— Resources

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