Stop Paying The Landlord!
The number of renter households is on the rise, which partially explains
why renter cost burdens are escalating, JCHS notes. But this group is
also plagued by rising rents that are not matching up to incomes. Median
renter costs were up about 5 percent in 2013 compared to 2001, even
though median incomes were nearly 11 percent lower, according to the
Renters Burdened More Than Owners