The Push and Pull of Alternative Pathways to Affordable Housing
The Urban Institute and The Pew Charitable Trusts will present their latest findings on pathways to homeownership, such as lease-purchase agreements, manufactured housing chattel financing, and small-dollar mortgages. Panelists will discuss how reforms can enable more low-and middle-income households to pursue the American dream of homeownership and what attendant challenges and tensions these households face.
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