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A Deeper Look at Rent-Burdened Households

Households paying 30 percent of more in rent, a threshold long used by the federal government to identify “rent-burdened” households, has been a significant housing issue for some time. Nearly half of renter households (48 percent) in the U.S. were rent-burdened in 2015.[1]  The large share of rent-burdened households is a symptom of the broader affordability problem in the housing… Read More ›