Housing trade-offs: Affordability not the only stressor for the middle class

Housing costs have risen faster than incomes over the past five years. While low-income families have long struggled to pay the rent, middle-income families are increasingly facing affordability challenges in urban areas with strong labor markets. In a new report, I examine middle-class housing stress along four dimensions: affordability, inadequate space, commute times, and homeownership.  Housing can create direct … Continue reading Housing trade-offs: Affordability not the only stressor for the middle class