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Homeowner

A person who owns his/her primary residence. Homeownership gives the owner a stake in his/her neighborhood or town's long-term stability, as we as a significant investment. The U.S. federal government thus attempts to encourage homeownership by allowing owners to deduct the interest on their mortgages from their taxable income.
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25, with home-owners demanding a verdict, witnesses said.
Police had to protect the person who brought the case, engineer Hamdy Fakharany, from angry home-owners by isolating him in a courtroom chamber, the witnesses added.
Without a change in approach, the tax burden on home-owners will continue to grow year after year.
Figures collected by Shelter show the region has one of the highest rates of home-owners at risk of repossession.
During the same period, Shelter received only 51 calls from home-owners with mortgage arrears.
Most of those who are renting privately or sharing with family or friends are under 35, and more than half of these (54%) would like to become home-owners over the short term.
Government figures show the number of second home-owners has risen from 185,000 in 1996 to 203,000 last year in England alone, the paper reported.
In terms of job security, though, 76 per cent of West Midlands home-owners feel their jobs are safe - indicating decisively more confidence than in other regions, which pull the national average down to 57 per cent.
The utilities will be glad to pay the home-owners a premium for this power which means that home-owners will be able to recover the cost of their Fuel Cells.
of Royal Group, commented on the project saying, "it shows the System's growing acceptance in South America by home-owners, developers and the financial community".