Why Is Homeownership Especially Important for Low-Income Families?

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Homeownership can help break the cycle of poverty by allowing families to accumulate wealth through home equity; for low-income families, housing wealth often equals total wealth [1] Higher rates of homeownership correspond with increased household and neighborhood stability [2] and a reduction in violent crime in a neighborhood [3] Compared to renters, children of homeowners are more likely […]

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Hawai‘i Habitat for Humanity Association is Hawaii’s state support organization for Habitat for Humanity International, which envisions a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Click here to read more.