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Housing Cost Burdens

February 3, 2020, 7am PST
There are multiple lessons to take from a recent rental housing, but a big one is how the housing crisis is expanding beyond the largest U.S. cities.
Bloomberg
February 2, 2020, 1pm PST
The annual report on the rental housing market by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University shows how far and deep the housing affordability crisis has reached.
Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University
January 14, 2020, 12pm PST
When housing costs are high, lower-income residents are not the only ones who end up struggling.
WAMU
September 18, 2019, 5am PDT
There are more rental units in the United States than ever, but fewer of them are available at low cost, so there are more cost-burdened renters than ever, according to new research.
Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University
May 1, 2019, 12pm PDT
Poor households in Philadelphia are spending nearly much on housing as wealthy residents. And while costs for the wealthy are going down, costs for the poor continue to rise.
Plan Philly
April 5, 2019, 11am PDT
New analysis reveals the geographic patterns of housing cost burdens in the United States.
CityLab
April 3, 2019, 2pm PDT
The number of cost-burdened households in rural parts of the United States is increasing quickly.
Stateline
March 8, 2019, 10am PST
When workers can't afford to live near jobs, the results are more than just housing cost burdens.
Pacific Standard
December 13, 2017, 10am PST
Renters in smaller metropolitan areas are struggling to deal with the realities of rising rent and stagnant wages. At least wages have increased in high-priced areas.
The Spokesman-Review
August 10, 2017, 2pm PDT
The Twin Cities provide a case study for the role of the housing market in regional employment markets.
Urban Land Magazine
August 20, 2016, 1pm PDT
A new study provides evidence of how the incredibly high costs of parking get spread around—even to people who don't have cars.
Streetsblog USA
September 22, 2015, 6am PDT
A study by Enterprise Community Partners and Harvard's Joint Center on Housing Studies includes dire predictions about the future of an already-deeply-troubled rental market.
Bloomberg Business
June 27, 2013, 2pm PDT
Home prices are rising throughout the U.S., signaling a sustained recovery of the housing market. But declining homeownership rates and record levels of burdensome housing costs point to a recovery that's only benefiting some Americans.
Housing Perspectives