What good is inexpensive rent if commuting consumes chunk of income?

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commuting97.4 percent of Phoenix households in affordable housing spend more than 15 percent of their income on commute

By Aarian Marshall | The Atlantic

In 2006, the Brookings Institution worked with the Center for Transit Oriented Development and the Center for Neighborhood Technology to study the transportation patterns of the U.S.’s low-income population. Until then, many researchers and policymakers had assumed that larger and wealthier households owned more vehicles—and more expensive ones—and drove more miles overall. But the 2006 study found that transportation methods had less to do with household income and more to do the neighborhoods in which those households were. The researchers concluded:

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