Decrease Housing Cost Burden

Total occupied housing units with costs greater than 30% of income

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Decrease Housing Cost Burden

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Occupied Housing Units

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Decrease total occupied housing units with costs more than 30% of income to 10% (10% by 2030)

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YearValueMargin of Error
201035%±1.3%
201137%±1.2%
201235%±1.2%
201335%±1.2%
201436%±1.3%
201534%±1.2%
201634%±1.1%
201735%±1.3%
201834%±1.3%
201935%±1.3%

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US Census Bureau American Community Survey 1-Yr Estimate, Table DP04

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Affordable housing is defined by US Census as "housing that does not cost more than 30% of a household's income." For homeowners, costs can include: mortgage, second mortgage and/or home equity loans, real estate taxes, homeowner's insurance, association fees, and utilities. For renters, costs can include: rent and utilities.