- Words: 3197
- Length: 12 Pages
- Topic: Urban Studies
- Paper #: 90947325
Low Income Home Loans as Public Policy
Since World War II, the United States government has developed public policies that aim to increase opportunities for home ownership through direct housing grants, loan guarantees, and targeted tax breaks (Dye, 2001). For many low-income families, these policies enabled them to purchase a home.
Many of these policies were focused on providing assistance to low-income people. The Housing Act of 1959 expanded the Federal Housing