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Immigration Reform's Impact on Housing

December 18, 2013 10:36 am

Immigration reform is a political hot potato to many. We do not want to take a political stance on the issue. We will leave that to others. However, we do want to report on a recent study released by the Immigration Task Force of the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) that spoke to the impact reform would have on the housing market. The BPC did not claim their study was all encompassing and included the following caveat: “It is important to note that this analysis is not an endorsement of the Senate bill or any other policy proposal. The study does not examine other aspects of immigration reform including demographic or national security concerns, nor does it look at the cultural benefits that immigrants bring to our communities. Clearly, these issues are important considerations for immigration reform proposals.” That being said, let’s look at what the study did reveal:

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