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Affordable Housing Availability in Rhode Island through federal programs

Number of properties/complexes and respective housing units available through select federal programs
(does not include state, local, or private properties and units)

A housing unit is typically an apartment or townhome.

Comparing numbers and percentages of owner and renter households statewide

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In the entire US
In Rhode Island

Source: US Census Bureau 2015 ACS 5-yr estimates

Comparing US/Rhode Island owner and renter household income and housing costs

Median monthly income
Median monthly housing costs

Source: US Census Bureau 2015 ACS 5-yr estimates

Cost burdened renter households

HUD defines a cost burdened renter household as one that pays 30% or more of income on gross rent. Graphics below display renter household data only and do not include owner households.

In the US
In Rhode Island

Source: US Census Bureau 2015 ACS 5-yr estimates

Percentage of cost burdened renter households within Rhode Island counties or equivalents

Source: US Census Bureau 2015 ACS 5-yr estimates

Raw numbers of cost burdened renter households within counties or equivalents

Source: US Census Bureau 2015 ACS 5-yr estimates