Well worth saving : how the new deal safeguarded home ownership (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Well worth saving : how the new deal safeguarded home ownership

Author: Price Van Meter Fishback; Jonathan Derek Rose; Kenneth A Snowden
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois ; London : The University of Chicago Press, ©2013.
Series: Markets and governments in economic history.; NBER series on long-term factors in economic development.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Price Van Meter Fishback; Jonathan Derek Rose; Kenneth A Snowden
ISBN: 022608244X 9780226082448
OCLC Number: 981378320
Description: xiv, 173 p. : ilustraciones ; 24 cm.
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.; NBER series on long-term factors in economic development.
Responsibility: Price Fishback, Jonathan Rose, and Kenneth Snowden.

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