Social indicators: Housing cost burden 2014

  • Statistical Series
  • 12. November 2015
  • Vol 100, Issue 39
  • ISSN: 1670-4770

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Tenants renting at market rates had the highest burden of housing costs in 2014. That year the median market rate tenant spent 24.3% of her disposable income on housing costs and 18.7% of the group spent 40% or more. The burden of housing costs for both tenants renting at market rates and those renting at reduced rates rose sharply after 2007.

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