Massachusetts

Housing Cost Burden by Income Group

Affordable and Available Homes per 100 Renter Households

All Gap Data for Massachusetts

MassachusettsBoston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH (Metro)Providence-Warwick, RI-MA (Metro)
Extremely Low Income Households and Available Rentals
Extremely Low Income Renter Households 305,367 215,501 75,211
Affordable and Available Rental Homes 142,049 100,695 37,365
Surplus (Deficit) of Affordable and Available Rental Units
At or below EXTREMELY LOW INCOME -163,318 -114,806 -37,846
At or below 50% AMI -179,293 -132,177 -30,329
Affordable and Available Rental Units per 100 Households at or below Threshold
At or below Extremely Low Income 47 47 50
At or below 50% AMI 62 59 75
At or below 80% AMI 90 88 99
At or below 100% AMI 98 96 103
% of Renter Households with Cost Burden
At Extremely Low Income 78 78 77
Extremely Low Income to 50% AMI 73 74 71
51% to 80% AMI 46 48 36
81 to 100% AMI 22 24 13
% of Renter Households with Severe Cost Burden
At Extremely Low Income 60 60 58
ELI to 50% AMI 31 34 25
51% to 80% AMI 8 9 4
81 to 100% AMI 2 2 1