Allison Freeman

Allison Freeman conducts research on the ways that economic systems enable or inhibit equality and individual prosperity.

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Commentary | October 7, 2014
Low-Down-Payment Lending: A Critical Step toward Equitable Homeownership
Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

Presentation | September 18, 2014
The Value of Homeownership in a Post-Recession World
CFED 2014 Assets Learning Conference, Washington, D.C.

Published Article | Summer 2014
The Continuing Importance of Homeownership: Evidence from the Community Advantage Program
Community Investments

Wealth Creation Policy Brief
Policy Brief | June 2014
Low‐ and Moderate‐income Homeownership and Wealth Creation

Book | August 2012
Regaining the Dream: How to Renew the Promise of Homeownership for America’s Working Families

Working Paper | May 2012
Setting the Record Straight on Affordable Homeownership
Allison Freeman, Janneke Ratcliffe

Presentation | May 1, 2012
Setting the Record Straight on Affordable Homeownership
New America Foundation Symposium & Ideas Summit, Washington, D.C.

Published Article – Peer Reviewed | July 2010
Portfolio Adjustment to Home Equity Accumulation among CRA Borrowers
Journal of Housing Research
Allison Freeman, Bruce DeMarais

Working Paper | April 2009
Increasing Inequality: The Role of American Household Indebtedness Between 1989-2004
Allison Freeman, Janneke Ratcliffe

Published Article – Peer Reviewed | September 2008
Community Reinvestment Legislation and Access to Housing Finance in Post- Apartheid South Africa
Housing Studies

The UNC Center for Community Capital conducts research and policy analysis on ways to make financial services work better for more people and communities.


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