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Housing cost burden

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Housing cost burden

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Overview

Local Housing Solutions 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. The Housing Needs Assessment 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.

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