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Post–Katrina housing affordability challenges continue in 2008, worsening among Orleans Parish very low income renters: Based on 2004, 2007 and 2008 American Community Survey data from the U.S. Census Bureau

In collaboration with The Urban Institute

Allison Plyer Elaine Ortiz Kathryn L.S. Pettit (The Urban Institute)

In 2008, homeowners in New Orleans were more likely to face unaffordable housing costs than homeowners nationwide. And renters across the entire metro area faced a housing affordability crisis more severe than the nation.