Zillow’s research demonstrates that the homeless population climbs faster when rent affordability – the share of income people spent on rent – increases.
According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition, the average rent for a two bedroom apartment/house is $316 more a month in New Jersey than the national average monthly rent.
Priced Out documents that non-elderly NJ adults with disabilities and SSI are among the groups most affected by shortage of affordable rental housing.
If you have a disability in the US, you’re twice as likely to be poor as someone without a disability. You’re also far more likely to be unemployed.