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Affordable Housing

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During his campaign for mayor of Albany, Alex Johnson II spoke broadly about improving housing affordability in the city, and on Tuesday he to…

At the same time that the COVID-19 pandemic shifted home buyer demand toward low-density areas and larger homes, the lockdowns delayed peak home buying season creating pent up demand for new homes.

Homeownership has not recovered from its pre-recession levels, and growing concerns around COVID-19’s impact on the economy suggest those levels won’t be retaken any time soon.

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Housing prices have outpaced wages consistently over the last two decades, making homeownership increasingly difficult in many places across the United States. Use our map and graph to see how your area compares.

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