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NHC in the News - July 2011

Paycheck to Paycheck picks up coverage in regional news around the country

August 4, 2011

The July 21 update to the Center for Housing Policy's Paycheck to Paycheck database garnered media attention nationwide, offering data on wages for 72 occupations and housing costs in more than 200 U.S. metro areas. The dataset accompanied by a report, Is housing affordable for Americans getting back to work?, exploring the gap between housing costs and wages for workers in many of the most in-demand jobs in metro areas throughout the country.

A sampling of regional and national coverage of Paycheck to Paycheck:

In other news, NHC and the National Association of REALTORS® hosted a forum on workforce housing in Boston July 28, 2011. 

Finally, NHC's Ethan Handelman talked to Bloomberg about the new qualified residential mortgage definition proposed by federal regulators.

With questions on the above stories or to arrange an interview with an NHC researcher or policy expert, contact NHC VP for Marketing and Communications Cynthia Adcock at cadcock@nhc.org or at (202) 466-2121 ext. 226.