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Shortage of Affordable Rental Housing in the U.S. Continues

The average apartment rent has grown a lot faster than paychecks for many households. As a result, nearly half (47 percent) of the households—20.8 million—who rent their housing in the U.S. spent more than 30 percent of their income on rent in 2016, the most recent period for which data is available.