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Well Worth Saving - a book by Fishback, Price V.

Well Worth Saving

How the New Deal Safeguarded Home Ownership

Well Worth Saving( )
Author: Fishback, Price V.
Rose, Jonathan
Snowden, Kenneth
Series title:National Bureau of Economic Research Series on Long-Term Factors in Economic Dev Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $38.00
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The urgent demand for housing after World War I fueled a boom in residential construction that led to historic peaks in home ownership. Foreclosures at the time were rare, and when they did happen, lenders could quickly recoup their losses by selling into a strong market. But no mortgage system is equipped to deal with credit problems on the scale of the Great Depression. As foreclosures quintupled, it became clear that the mortgage system of the 1920s was not up to the task, and...
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