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Push for greater govt role in home finance

Rent-to-own schemes take a new name amid shortage of rental housing in US.
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 05:50

New York

AT a conference on housing finance last month, a group of investors described their innovative "rent-to-own" products. Rent-to-own schemes have long exploited the poor. Naturally, marketers address that problem with euphemisms. Today, it's called lease purchase. The arrangements

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