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Financial Times

Runaway house prices: the ‘winners and losers’ from the pandemic

“Households that weathered the crisis without financial distress are snapping up the limited supply of homes for sale, pushing up prices and further excluding less affluent buyers from home ownership,” a report from Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies concluded in June.

US News & World Report

Colorado Housing Increases, So Does Homelessness

Currently, 50.9% of Colorado renter households are “cost burdened,” with housing taking up more than 30% of total household income and 26% of renters are “severely cost-burdened,” with rent occupying more than 50% of household income, according to data from the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University.


Quicktake: Federal moratorium to end June 30

"In the first quarter of this year, we found that about 7 million renter households were behind on rent, and of those about 17% thought that eviction was very likely in the next two months," says JCHS research analyst Riordan Frost. "If the eviction moratorium does expire, that group could be in a dire situation."