The St Louis Contrarian

Providing Independent and Intelligent Insight on St. Louis Public Policy Issues

Rethinking homeownership incentives to improve household financial security and shrink the racial wealth gap

Jenny Schuetz discusses how a more balanced set of housing policies could both increase financial security (particularly for low- and moderate-income households) and shrink the racial wealth gap.
— Read on www.brookings.edu/research/rethinking-homeownership-incentives-to-improve-household-financial-security-and-shrink-the-racial-wealth-gap/

A good article from Brookings as to why we should get away from mortgage interest deduction as a way to incentivize homeownership.

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