Home ownership is believed to be a solid financial investment and is seen as a way to make people better citizens who are active in their communities. In his book, “No Place Like Home: Wealth, Community & Politics of Home Ownership,” Brian McCabe finds that our belief about home ownership as a way to improve civic life doesn't necessarily pan out. Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson talks to Brian McCabe, who is an assistant professor of sociology at Georgetown University, about his book.
- Brian McCabe, assistant professor of sociology at Georgetown University and author of “No Place Like Home: Wealth, Community & Politics of Home Ownership.”
This segment aired on May 23, 2016.