The Social Benefits of Homeownership



The Social Benefits of Homeownership

Educational Success:

  • Children of homeowners tend to have higher achievement levels in math and reading.
  • They also tend to have fewer behavior problems.
  • Teens whose parents own a home are more likely to stay in school.

Health Benefits:

  • New homeowners report higher quality of life.
  • Higher self-esteem.
  • A greater feeling of control over their lives.

Civic Participation:

  • Homeowners vote more.
  • Homeowners spend more hours volunteering.
  • They tend to know more people in their neighborhood.



NAR’s 2012 study entitled “Social Benefits of Home Ownership and Stable Housing”

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