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Mobile homes are the most common unsubsidized, affordable housing in the United States but have disproportionately higher flood risk than other housing types.
Unaffordable housing came to a head during the pandemic as communities across the country saw unprecedented rises in housing costs.
Benefit-cost analysis, required for many federal funding sources, puts smaller, rural, and low-income communities at a disadvantage.
The unprecedented rise in housing prices since 2020 has affected renters more than homeowners—especially in places that were already unaffordable.
Recreation dependence, population growth from new residents, and income inequality are strongly associated with less affordable housing in non-metro counties.