Student loan debt, wealth divide are harming millennials’ homeownership dreams – WTOP

July 12, 2018
  • D.C. Policy Center
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Executive Director Yesim Sayin Taylor was quoted in an article from WTOP about the D.C. Policy Center’s research on homeownership in the District:

D.C. has seen a population boom in the last 10 years, and the bulk of that growth has come from millennials moving into the area, said Yesim Sayin Taylor, executive director of the D.C. Policy Center.

In D.C.’s tight housing market, she said, that means affluent single and coupled millennials are competing with lower-income families when it comes to homeownership.

Read more: Student loan debt, wealth divide are harming millennials’ homeownership dreams | WTOP

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