Report Shows No State, Metropolitan Area Has Enough Affordable Housing

The National Low Income Housing Coalition released its annual report, The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Homes. Their analysis found that nationwide, there are only 37 affordable and available rental homes exist for every 100 extremely low-income renter households. Among states, the supply of affordable and available rental homes ranges from only 19 for every 100 extremely low-income renter households in Nevada to 66 in Wyoming. Among the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S, the supply ranges from 13 affordable and available rental homes for every 100 extremely low-income renter households in Orlando, FL to 51 in Pittsburgh, PA.