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Making Homeownership Work Better

A Pittsburgh couple celebrates becoming homeowners, with the help of the Oakland CLT, one of the organizations trying new ways to make homebuying and homeownership work better for homebuyers of color. Photo by Peeler Photography via the Oakland Planning and Development Corporation

By Brittany Hutson and Miriam Axel-Lute, Shelterforce

Programs that help households of color buy homes haven't made much of a dent in the racial wealth gap. But some strategies are generating better outcomes for buyers. What are those programs doing differently, and what can we learn from them? READ MORE

By Jenny Schuetz, Brookings

This set of federal tax policy recommendations could support first-time homebuyers, enable renters and owners to save money, and help close the wealth gap. READ MORE
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