Should We Not Care About Owning a Home?
Thursday, April 24, 2014
This segment originally aired live on April 24, 2014. An edited version was included in a best-of episode of The Brian Lehrer Show on August 15th. The unedited audio can be found here.
Americans still view home-ownership as an important investment and a key part of the American dream. But is it time to move past our ownership fixation? Catherine Rampell, opinion and economics columnist at The Washington Post, broke down some of the latest numbers in her recent column.