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Discussing the wealth gap created by the pandemic housing market


According to the New York Times, Americans who own homes have gained more than $6 trillion in housing equity during the pandemic. But what about first-time home buyers or people who are unable to buy a home? What are the ripple effects of this trend in the housing market?

This hour, we discuss the economics of the issue and the spillover effects with our guest:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.