Integration: Persons who own or control their own homes have greater choice in deciding where and with whom to live.
Location: People who purchase their own homes can choose where they live based on their own desires and needs, rather than those of the service provider.
Freedom: People who live in their own homes can make their own rules. Privacy is much more easily achieved in one's own home.
The American Dream: Home ownership, referred to as a "home of your own," is a desired objective for many Americans. It is socially and economically desirable and beneficial to own a home.
Equity: People who own their own homes can build equity and increase their financial resources.