Less Housing for Residents of Average Pay, Report Says
By JANNY SCOTT
Published: June 16, 2006
The report, to be released today, for the first time puts hard numbers on a cost squeeze that has intensified with the real estate boom. The researchers found that the number of apartments affordable to households earning about $32,000 a year, or 80 percent of the median household income in the city, has dropped by 205,000 in just three years.