12.03.2009 - Offering Islamic mortgages to Muslim homeowners
From Wcco.com: A basic opportunity that many Americans have to own a home has been out of reach for Muslim Americans. However, it's not necessarily that they can't afford it -- it's because of a strict interpretation of Islamic law that prohibits the payment of interest. But now through a state private partnership, a new type of mortgage is available. Through a partnership between the African Development Center and the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency, Islamic mortgages are available..... Full Article: Source