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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
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