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Housing cost burden

LocalHousingSolutions.org includes a range of resources that can help cities, towns, and counties assess the degree to which renters and owners are housing cost burdened.

Analyze the affordability problem for renters

High and/or rising rents can place significant burdens on residents, particularly those with lower incomes. This tool allows you to assess the extent to which renters are paying more than the federal standard of affordability of 30 percent of their income on rents. View the presentation.

Analyze the affordability problem for owners

High and/or rising house prices can place significant burdens on residents, particularly those with lower incomes. This tool allows you to assess the extent to which owners are paying more than 30 percent of their income on rents. View the presentation.

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