Worcester has a rent problem

Full and original article posted on Worcester Business Journal

Rising rents in Worcester are hitting residents at every income level.

As the cost of leased housing has risen and wages have stayed relatively stagnant, the portion of Worcester renters who are overburdened by the cost of their homes has risen to 51%, a rise of 6% from 2010 to 2020 and outpacing nearly all comparable cities in Central Massachusetts and the Northeast.

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