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February 16, 2024 | Posted in Economy
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Regional data mirrors national trends.

January 26, 2024 | Posted in Economy
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Large investors are more heavily invested in areas with lower-incomes and higher proportions of Black and Latino residents.

January 2, 2024 | Posted in Economy
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The Kansas City Region Housing Data Hub was updated at the end of 2023.

December 27, 2023 | Posted in Economy
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Homebuyers, homeowners and tenants are facing the consequences.

December 13, 2023 | Posted in Economy
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Counties across the region depend on the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program to provide affordable housing. Expiring agreements will exacerbate affordability issues, particularly in more populous counties. 

December 5, 2023 | Posted in Economy
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Rental property ownership is shifting away from individual ownership toward more ownership by investors.

October 4, 2023 | Posted in Economy
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Metro’s cost of living advantage over peer metros may be at risk. 

August 14, 2023 | Posted in Economy
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Homeowners and renters face many challenges in attaining safe, quality, affordable housing that meets their families’ needs. To assist those interested in understanding the extent of these challenges in the region, there are three new topic areas to explore on the Regional Housing Partnership Housing Data Hub.

August 9, 2023 | Posted in Economy
Commuting to work Kansas City Plaza area

Commute times, distance from jobs and limited transit options create significant challenges for region's low- and moderate-income households.

July 17, 2023 | Posted in Economy
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In the last decade, the number of rental units available for under $1,000 per month fell by 6.3 million units nationwide.