student loan debt Archive

Student Loan Debt Keeps Millennials From Buying Homes, Starting Businesses

Real estate industry experts and researchers  presented data and discussed the effects of student loan debt on millennials’ ability to participate in the housing market and own a business, during a panel titled “Digging Out: Growing Your Business While...

Student Debt in Spotlight with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau just released a fresh report showing that student loan servicers are falling short in their efforts to help borrowers pay down loans.  According to the CFPB, most borrowers with federal student loans have been...

Story Idea: Student Debt and Homeownership

Stagnant wage growth, underemployment, rising home prices and tight inventory have all been pinpointed as reasons why the homeownership rate for young adults remains subdued at levels not seen in decades. According to new data from the National Association...
July 29, 2016

Infographic: Student Loan Debt and Housing

Today the National Association of Realtors® and SALT®, a consumer literacy program provided by nonprofit American Student Assistance®, released a joint survey discussing the effect student loan debt hason postponing homeownership. The survey, which only polled student debt holders current...
June 13, 2016

New Evidence Links Student Debt with Inability to Purchase a Home

Wondering whether student debt really prevents non-homeowners from making the jump to homeownership? The National Association of Realtors® and American Student Assistance have a message: Just ask one. According to a joint survey released today by representatives from NAR...

Story Idea—Student Loan Debt Causes Homeownership Ripple Effect

For some time, housing industry experts have been discussing the impact of student loans on the ability of many to purchase a home, especially since the number of first-time homebuyers in recent years has dropped and remained lower than...
April 20, 2016