Family Finances

Putting Home Ownership Back Within Reach

January 1, 2008  • Financial Security Program

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In The State of Black America 2008: In the Black Woman’s Voice – a recent publication of the National Urban League — IFS Executive Director Lisa Mensah authors a chapter on putting homeownership back within reach. In it, she outlines the IFS proposal for creating Home Accounts to encourage low- and moderate-income Americans to save for a down payment toward the purchase of a house.