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Latest Data Shows Rent May Be More Unaffordable Than Ever

December 6, 2019
by Anna Orendain

A recent study released by Apartment List highlights a rising cost burden among the nation’s renters. And while unemployment rates remain low and wages keep increasing, nearly half (49.7%) of all of rental households in the U.S. were cost-burdened in 2018. The Apartment List study focuses on housing affordability in regard to how much of a household’s monthly income is being put towards rent.

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