Among the households earning less than $15,000 a year in 2018, nearly three-quarters were spending more than half of their incomes on rent. Even a household with above-average income is considered overextended if […]
Category: Housing History
The history of housing is a wonderful resource for understanding how other people live. It changes our points of view about what is necessary and what isn’t. It helps us examine our assumptions. And recover the materials and practices that have often been abandoned for easier or cheaper solutions that in the end lead to more problems than they solve. Also includes statistics about the size of homes, density, zoning, demographics, etc.