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Student loan debt has racked up a collective $1.5 trillion bill for 44 million Americans, and its crushing people’s homeownership dreams.

According to a recent survey by NeighborWorks America, people with student loans to pay off are delaying purchasing a home and many worry about this debt most or all of the time.

Student loan debt has ballooned 130% since 2008, according to the survey, and that’s why Millennials are taking the biggest hit.

Millennials are shouldering most of this debt, with 57% of them saying they are still paying bills for their education and 59% saying that they or someone they know has delayed purchasing…