Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Evridiki Tsounta
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 August 2011
Keywords: Housing finance, homeownership, tax expenditures, government guarantees, mortgage, mortgage interest, mortgages, Governmental Loans, Loan Guarantees, Credits
This paper investigates the role of government intervention in achieving the American dream of homeownership. The study analyzes the role of tax deductions in housing finance, including their impact on homeownershi...