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Housing Affordability Research

Paycheck to Paycheck 2018

The 2018 “Paycheck to Paycheck” report focuses on the affordability challenges workers face in five job categories in the construction industry: carpenters; electricians; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) mechanics; maintenance workers and plumbers. The database currently highlights the costs of renting and homeownership for workers in 81 occupations in 259 metro areas nationwide. Data on three-bedroom rentals and lower down payments has also been added to the database.

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Paycheck to Paycheck 2018 database

For more information or to schedule an interview about this publication, please contact Whitney Sarkodie, Marketing and Communications Associate, at or (202) 466-2121 x 240.

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