City And County Employees Struggle To Afford Housing

Municipal workers in the Washington D.C. region are being priced out of the home market as housing prices double in four years.

In Alexandria, for example, housing division chief Shane Cochran estimates that a household would have to earn $91,416 yearly to be able to afford the average home or condominium in the city...

Only 15 percent of Alexandria's municipal employees and one-third of its schools staff live in the city; 27 percent of Arlington County employees live in Arlington.

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