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Affordability of housing

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Housing and Urban Affairs.

Affordability of housing

hearing before the Subcommittee on Housing and Urban Affairs of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One hundredth Congress, first session on the declining ability of first time homebuyers to purchase a home, September 14, 1987--Memphis, TN.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Housing and Urban Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Housing -- United States -- Finance.,
  • Housing policy -- United States.,
  • Home ownership -- United States.,
  • House buying -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 100-310.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 29 p. ;
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17671573M


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