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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

More Than Half The Households In Parry Sound-Muskoka Spend 30 Percent Of Income On Rent/Hydro

Parry Sound-Muskoka | by Ian MacLennan  

The analysis of all 338 federal ridings was conducted by a consortium of real estate and housing groups....

With affordable housing a key issue in this election, a report finds more than half of the households in the federal riding of Parry Sound-Muskoka spend 30 per cent of their income on rent and hydro.

And the number of households that spend more than half of their income on rent and utilities is 20 per cent.

The analysis of all 338 federal ridings was conducted by a consortium of real estate and housing groups.

Not surprisingly,  the five federal ridings which contribute the highest percentage of their incomes to rent are all located within the GTA.

 

 

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