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