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A Home is More Than a House

June 27, 2017
Mortgage Lending
Research

A home is more than just where families come at the end of the day—it is also where children are raised and memories are created. Homeownership is the primary way families of modest means build wealth, which can be passed on to the next generation. In recent years, most mortgages approved for lower wealth families and consumers of color were government-sponsored loans: FHA, VA, and USDA. Were it not for these programs, few consumers of color would know the pride—and realize the financial benefits—of homeownership. Download the mortgage lending factsheet.