Beltway Burden: The Combined Cost of Housing and Transportation in the Greater Washington, DC, Metropolitan Area
Publication Date: February 2009
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Coverage: District of Colombia
This report documents the challenges faced by working families in the Washington, DC metropolitan area who are forced to "drive ‘till they qualify" for housing, incurring higher transportation costs that eventually erode their housing cost savings.