Families with High Housing-Cost Burden in Michigan

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Why This Indicator Matters

Unaffordable housing costs take money away from other essentials and can lead to overcrowded living conditions, exploitation by landlords, frequent moves and residence in lower-quality housing with environmental hazards such as lead and energy inefficiency. This further stresses household budgets and impacts family health and safety.
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Families with High Housing-Cost Burden

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: The five-year average number households spending 30 percent or more of their income on housing costs. The percentage is based on total households for that period.

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Table B25106