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Response to oldhippie (Reply #63)

Wed Aug 14, 2013, 08:37 AM

83. Sorry... that's untrue.

It prevented so many people from buying homes that couldn't afford them

It also kept millions who could afford to buy trapped in rental housing where the profits went to the landlord. and...

It caused fewer people to be able to afford to buy. and...

It turned a market tumble into the Great Depression as many people who could afford the payments (and were on time) lost their homes anyway.

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