Reassessing Homeownership & Renting: A Look at N.H.'s Housing Markets

Jun 30, 2015

More Americans than ever are renting rather than buying. Reasons range from more stringent mortgage requirements to lifestyle preferences for mobility over stability. Some say owning a home is still a great bet. But others say it’s time to rethink that notion, as well as the tax benefits that favor owners over renters.


  • Dick Anagnost – president of Anagnost Companies, a real estate development firm based in Manchester, building both single family homes and rental units.
  • Ben Frost   director of Legal and Public Affairs for the New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority, and a former town and regional planning official.
  • Erika Poethig director of Urban Policy Initiatives at the Urban Institute and a former official at the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development

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