Affordable housing for working Americans is still a big problem – Boston Real Estate Now – Boston.com

Today, the Center for Housing Policy published Housing Landscape 2012. Here are the highlights, or should I say low-lights:

Nationally, nearly one in four working households spends more than half its income on housing costs.

Despite falling house values, housing affordability worsened between 2008-2010 because incomes declined over this period. (Housing cost increased for renters, but decreased for owners over this period.)

Read more at Affordable housing for working Americans is still a big problem – Boston Real Estate Now – Boston.com.

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About Bob Voelker

Head of the Munsch Hardt (Dallas law firm) Hospitality & Mixed Use Development Group, and former developer of affordable housing. I'm i
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