in England has fallen to its lowest level in 29 years, with 63% of households now classed as owner-occupiers, according to the English Housing Survey data.
The research entitled, "Does High Home-Ownership
Impair the Labor Market?
In a well-written and meticulously researched account of how the occupation of selling homes became realtors[R], Hornstein connects the study of a profession to the rise of the American ideology of home-ownership
as a marker of social well-being and success in the first half of the twentieth century.
And with home-ownership
rates for whites in the 70% bracket and African Americans and Latinos lagging just below the 50% mark, Wade believes that minorities are underserved and says he wants to contribute to closing the gap.
Recently, CHLDC secured mortgage commitments for seventy-five low and moderate income, first-time home-buyers and rehabilitated seven small vacant and partially occupied homes into affordable home-ownership
RPS Solutions seeks to work in conjunction with Baltimore area residents to raise the current city home-ownership
rate of 67.
Even among 35-year-olds, the rate of home-ownership
for those born in the mid-1970s was 10% lower than for those born a decade earlier.
The Realtor-mayor programs include home-ownership
assistance for low- to moderate-income buyers, low-income unit construction or rehabilitation, the development of trust funds or revolving-loan funds for home-ownership
assistance and counseling services for home buyers.