June 01, 2005

Measuring the Nation's Rental Housing Affordability Problems

Eric S. Belsky, Jack Goodman, Rachel Drew

Difficulty affording housing is widely acknowledged as the most common housing problem in the United States. No matter how one chooses to measure the problem, it is clearly widespread and growing worse among the lowest income renters. But how one conceives of and measures housing affordability matters to policy making as well as public perceptions of the scope and nature of the problem…

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