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June 2019

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Culturally-specific classes and resources can improve minority homeownership
National Homeownership Month is a vivid reminder of how owning a home helps keep communities strong, but it's also a chance to acknowledge that for minority communities, the path to homeownership can be rough. 
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LIFT expands minority homeownership opportunities
For most working Americans, homeownership is the primary tool for building wealth. However, saving enough money for a down payment remains the most significant challenge for potential homeowners. Credit problems and lack of financial knowledge also play a part in keeping this important asset out of reach for many. These barriers can affect families of color in greater numbers, perpetuating the long-standing gap in prosperity between white people and non-white people.