Assessing the affordable housing gap

Apr 04, 2023
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housing is the missing puzzle piece

As the region looks to develop strategies to fill the affordable housing gap, this data story explores a framework to measure the size of the task. By assessing the income of households, the cost of housing units, and the dynamics of the housing market (where households are actually living), we find that the shortage of affordable housing units is approximately 64,000 for renters in the MARC region.