Ford Foundation Awards $2 Million Grant to Center for Community Capital for Homeownership Study

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February 24, 2015

The Ford Foundation has awarded the UNC Center for Community Capital (CCC) $2 million to continue its long-term study of lower-income homeownership before, during and after one of the worst economic crises in the nation’s history.

B_RegainingtheDreamThe center has presented findings and policy recommendations from this study widely to policymakers, regulators, industry groups, academics and others interested in expanding homeownership opportunities. One book (Regaining the Dream: How to Renew the Promise of Homeownership for America’s Working Families, Brookings Institution Press, 2011) and scores of research papers have been published based on this research.

Read more about the Ford Foundation grant award and CCC’s homeownership research.

The Center for Community Capital is an affiliate of the Center for Urban and Regional Studies.