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New 'Affordability Index' Shows How Far Money Goes in New York City
New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer recently released a new digital "Affordability Index" to track the rising cost of housing, transportation, healthcare and other necessities for households in New York City.
An article by Caroline Spivack digs into the data revealed by the index, including incomes by household type, housing costs, and cost of food and taxes. The story remains the same throughout: it's getting harder and harder to make ends meet in New York City.