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The Impact of Homeownership on Civic Involvement


The National Association of Realtors recently released a study titled ‘Social Benefits of Homeownership and Stable Housing.’ The study confirmed a long-standing belief of most Americans:

“Owning a home embodies the promise of individual autonomy and is the aspiration of most American households. Homeownership allows households to accumulate wealth and social status, and is the basis for a number of positive social, economic, family and civic outcomes.”

Today, we want to cover the section of the report that quoted several studies concentrating on the impact homeownership has on the civic participation of family members. Here are some of the major findings on this issue revealed in the report: Continue reading


The Changing Face of the American Homeowner

This infographic has a great deal of information about home ownership in America that we think you might be interested in. It’s produced by LawnStarter, and we found it with a RISMedia’s Housecall article. The article author, John Egan, states, “To provide a historical snapshot of the ever-shifting homeownership picture in America, this infographic from LawnStarter slices and dices homeownership data based on race, ethnicity, income, age and geography.” The entire article can be found here.