This index combines the percent of a resident's income that is spent on housing and transportation. Often, transportation costs are overlooked when analyzing a location's affordability. This template allows you to see the profound impacts of living near transit and employment on affordability. You also can see that many of the country's more expensive housing markets are balanced by more affordable transportation options.
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