Housing affordability is getting worse in Rhode Island

DATA COLLECTED BY HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University shows that homeowners are spending more of their income on housing costs than in years past. / COURTESY HOUSINGWORKS RI
DATA COLLECTED BY HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University shows that homeowners are spending more of their income on housing costs than in years past. / COURTESY HOUSINGWORKS RI
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island housing has become significantly less affordable to many state residents over the past year, due to rising real estate values and other factors, according to the 2018 Housing Fact Book. Released Friday, the Fact Book illustrates why so many residents of the Ocean State are cost-burdened. Both renters and those seeking…

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