Thursday, October 18, 2012

Housing and Transportation Costs Grew Faster than Incomes 2000-2010, Increasing Cost Burdens.

New report is HERE. ( I get file is damaged message when trying to open file in browser, but if I download file and then open, file opens fine).
  • Graphs on PDF pages 6-7 show that Portland Metro housing and transportation costs increased by 35% , while incomes grew only 21% from 2000-2010.  
  • Graph on pages 11-12 shows that Portland median incomes grew by $3,466 , but housing+transportation costs grew by $2,066.
  • Graph on page 13 shows Portland metro has 10th highest H+T cost burden (out of 25 metro areas) for moderate income families, at 60%.
Originally created and posted on the Oregon Housing Blog.

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