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National Urban League's Housing Strategies

Homeowner Preparation

Homeownership may be the single most important asset-building strategy for individuals and families. Homes hold significant value, often appreciate over time, and can be passed down from generation to generation.So, why is the rate of homeownership for African American and other families of color far behind that of Whites? NUL believes that the sub-prime and predatory lending practices that has helped cause the foreclosure crisis is partially to blame.

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Upcoming Events

The 11th Annual Legislative Policy Conference Will Focus on Jobs and "The Great Divide"
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04/02/2014 - 12:00am - 04/04/2014 - 12:00am
Washington, DC, DC
2014 National Urban League Conference - Cincinnati, Ohio
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07/23/2014 - 12:00am - 07/26/2014 - 12:00am
Cincinnati, OH

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As a leader on my campus, I have had the opportunity to work with the BEEP Program in 2012 and in 2013 at Hampton University. Interacting with several BEEPers has inspired and influenced me to become...

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