Rural-Urban Differences in Housing Cost Burden Across the U.S.

Publication Date: March 12th, 2024
Publication Type(s): Policy Brief
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Author(s): Swendener A, Schroeder J, and Henning-Smith C

Housing is closely tied to health and well-being, but affordable housing is out of reach for many households. In this policy brief, we examine the proportion of households who are housing cost burdened by rural-urban location across different U.S. geographic spaces—census regions, divisions, states, and counties—in order to identify how housing affordability varies by location.

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