NAACP Urges Housing Finance Policies; Lauds Obama for Not Advocating Corker-Warner Legislation


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The NAACP, the country's oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization, champions for housing finance policies that will increase homeownership.

NAACP believes that homeownership is a "catalyst for safer and more secure communities, and is an important vehicle for creating and sustaining wealth in communities of color." The organization also commends President Obama for not endorsing the Corker-Warner legislation, which is a threat to the middle-class and communities of color.

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