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  • Low-Income and Minority Homeownership
  • Volume 9, number 2
  • Managing Editor: Mark D. Shroder

Symposium

Low-Income and Minority Homeownership


Guest Editors: Harold L. Bunce and William J. Reeder

Guest Editors' Introduction

Homeownership Gaps Among Low-Income and Minority Households
Donald R. Haurin, Christopher E. Herbert, Stuart S. Rosentha

Factors Affecting Hispanic Homeownership: A Review of the Literature
Alvaro Cortes, Christopher E. Herbert, Erin Wilson, Elizabeth Clay

Mortgage Pricing Differentials Across Hispanic, African-American, and White Households: Evidence From the American Housing Survey
Thomas P. Boehm, Alan Schlottmann

The Importance of Wealth and Income in the Transition to Homeownership
Zhu Xiao Di, Xiaodong Liu

The Potential of Downpayment Assistance for Increasing Homeownership Among Minority and Low-Income Households
Christopher E. Herbert, Winnie Tsen

Policy Briefs: The Transition to Asset Management in Public Housing
Meena S. Bavan, Shomon R. Shamsuddin

Weighting and the American Housing Survey
Gregory J. Watson

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