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Current Event August 18, 2016

Young People Aren’t Buying Homes—Why?

Young adults looking to buy a house are facing greater difficulties than generations before them. The price of homes has gone up and renting is becoming more expensive. Researchers have different theories about why fewer young adults own homes. Some researchers believe that people are waiting longer before buying a home. Others believe that the younger generation is just less interested in homeownership. Listen to learn more about the obstacle that many young Americans are facing when buying a home.


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AIR DATE: 07/26/2016

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