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Report: Half of U.S. Renters Are Cost-Burdened

A record number of renter households struggle to afford housing costs.

January 29, 2024 - NPR

Chicago Apartments

Affordable Housing, Defined

Some experts say the metric used to define the housing cost burden is outdated and no longer reflects the reality of household needs.

January 10, 2024 - Money

Houston, Texas

Report: More Than Half of Harris County Households Cost-Burdened

Using a measurement that takes into account more factors in addition to housing costs, a new report from the Kinder Institute for Urban Research sheds light on the true crisis facing Houston-area renters.

July 31, 2023 - Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research: The Urban Edge

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