April 02, 2020

MPR

State housing help likely on the way as part of pandemic response

Nearly half of Twin cities renters pay more than 30 percent of their income for housing, and more than half of area households earning less than $30,000 a year pay more than half their income for rent, according to a report in January from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.

March 19, 2020

The New York Times

Racing to Head Off Evictions and Foreclosures

About 44 million American households rent their homes, and many were struggling long before the new coronavirus emerged. In 2018, close to half of renters spent more than a third of their income on rent, while a quarter spent more than half, according to a report released in January by Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies.

March 19, 2020

Boston.com Real Estate

Baby boomers: Tech updates that help you and your parents age in place

When remodeling a home for aging in place, the most common automation products and systems installed are for safety, security, and temperature control, according to a recent survey by Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies.

March 19, 2020

The Washington Post

Preserving communities, preventing displacement

According to Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, 75 percent of the 12 million affordable rental units in America’s major cities remain unsubsidized. But left unprotected, Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing (NOAH) doesn’t tend to stay affordable, leaving occupants priced out. When their units finally see improvement, tenants often have no choice but to leave.

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