Housing in America: Pathways to Homeownership

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Housing in America: Pathways to Homeownership

Stat: 70%: The share of Americans who think young adults today have a harder time than their parents’ generation when it comes to buying a home.

Story: Putting a roof over their heads is a struggle for many Americans. Rising house prices, restrictive zoning, increasing rents, and a lack of small mortgages are some of the hurdles facing people who want a safe and secure place to call home.

In this episode, Alex Horowitz and Tara Roche, directors of The Pew Charitable Trusts’ housing policy initiative, join us to discuss some of the challenges—and how to overcome them—for those pursuing homeownership.

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