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The conundrum affordable housing poses for the nation

Published on January 3, 2020 by The Washington Post
The conundrum affordable housing poses for the nation

The nation is in the grip of an affordable housing crisis.

A severe shortage of homes for working-class and low-income families is pushing up house prices and rents across the country, putting homeownership increasingly out of reach for many Americans and making rents so high that it is all but impossible for renters to save. With the presidential election fast-approaching, the candidates should explain what they plan to do about it.

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