REALTORS®, homebuilders Agree: Arbitrarily high down payments will hurt economy
It would unfairly and unnecessarily close the door to home ownership for many middle-class families.
Center for Responsible Lending
March 18, 2011
REALTORS®, Homebuilders, consumer groups urge federal regulators to avoid arbitrarily high mortgage down payments, which would hurt the economy by unfairly and unnecessarily closing the door to home ownership for many middle-class families. http://www.responsiblelending.org/mortgage-lending/policy-legislation/regulators/joint-letter-to-regulators-1.html
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