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Business owners and landlords tend to be about four times as wealthy as the average American. That’s more than almost any other country included in a new study.

1. What were the three household groups in the study?
2. Who are the bottom 40 percent in the housing market?
3. Which countries are the top 5 with the biggest gaps are between those who own businesses and rental properties and their customers and tenants?
4. What was the most interesting part of this article for you?

Van Dam, A. (2018). Owning your own home doesn’t make you rich. Owning somebody else’s does. Washington Post, Oct. 30 (Retrievable online at