Publisher: Center for Economic and Policy Research
Author(s): Hye Jin Rho; Danilo Pelletiere; Dean Baker
Research Area: Social conditions
Keywords: Home ownership; Personal wealth; Affordable housing
Coverage: United States
Top Ten Positive and Negative MSA's: In a recent series of joint reports by CEPR and the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), the authors compared the costs of ownership and renting across the United States. Among the study's findings were the rates of equity accrual in the top 100 MSA's in the nation. Here, we present the top ten cities for both negative and positive equity accrual over the next 4 years.