Student Loan Debt Keeping Young People From Buying Homes


Student loan debt is putting a dent in young people’s pockets that is contributing to a much lower level of home ownership over the past decade.

Federal Reserve economists studied the impact that the $1.5 trillion in educated-related loans is having on those aged 24 to 32. They found that while it is not the principal contributor to the decline in housing purchases, it is playing a significant role.