Stretched Thin: The Impact of Rising Housing Expenses on America's Owners and Renters
Publication Date: October 2008
Publisher(s): Center for Housing Policy (Washington, D.C.)
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: housing expenses; mortgages
Maya Brennan serves as a research associate for the Center for Housing Policy. Barbara J. Lipman is the research director for the Center for Housing Policy. This study examines change in a wide variety of housing expenses from 1996 to 2006, revealing that increases in mortgages and rents aren't the only reason why Americans may be feeling "Stretched Thin."