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Well worth saving : how the New Deal safeguarded home ownership

Author: Price Van Meter Fishback; Jonathan Rose; Kenneth A Snowden
Publisher: Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press, 2013.
Series: Markets and governments in economic history
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Well Worth Saving tells the story of the disastrous housing market during the Great Depression and the extent to which an immensely popular New Deal relief program, the Home Owners' Loan Corporation (HOLC), was able to stem foreclosures by buying distressed mortgages from lenders and refinancing them. Drawing on historical records and modern statistical tools, Price Fishback, Jonathan Rose, and Kenneth Snowden  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Price Van Meter Fishback; Jonathan Rose; Kenneth A Snowden
ISBN: 9780226082448 022608244X 9780226082585 022608258X
OCLC Number: 915302866
Description: XIV, 173 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: Introduction --
The patchwork mortgage market in the 1920s --
The mortgage crisis --
Pressures for government action --
The economic rationale for the HOLC --
An HOLC primer --
The lenders' good deal --
The borrowers' good deal --
Repairing mortgage and housing markets --
The cost to taxpayers and subsidies to the housing market --
Conclusion --
Appendix: Walking through the analysis of the impact of the HOLC.
Series Title: Markets and governments in economic history
Responsibility: Price Fishback, Jonathan Rose, and Kenneth Snowden.

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Tells the story of the disastrous housing market during the Great Depression and the extent to which an immensely popular New Deal relief program, the Home Owners' Loan Corporation (HOLC), was able  Read more...

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