Renters of Color Experience on Average Longer Periods of Housing Cost Burden Than White Renters


Source: Colburn, G., Hess, C., Allen, R., & Crowder, K. (2024). The Dynamics of Housing Cost Burden among Renters in the United States. Journal of Urban Affairs. Available at:

Note: “Spell length” refers to the duration (in years) of an episode of experiencing housing cost burden (spending over 30% of household income on housing costs).