Bristol Redevelopment & Housing Authority

Bristol Redevelopment & Housing Authority

NLIHC 2019 Report: “Out of Reach”

From the National Low Income Housing Coalition’s ( “Out of Reach” 2019 Report, which documents the significant gap between renters’ wages and the cost of rental housing across the United States. Read more here:

Across Virginia, there is a shortage of rental homes affordable and available to extremely low income households, whose incomes are at or below the poverty guideline or 30% of their area median income. Many of these households are severely cost burdened, spending more than half of their income on housing. Severely cost burdened poor households are more likely than other renters to sacrifice other necessities like healthy food and healthcare to pay the rent, and to experience unstable housing situations like evictions. For more, click:

National Low Income Housing Coalition