A woman walks next to a "For Rent" sign at an apartment complex in Palo Alto, Calif., in 2006. A new analysis of Census data shows that 25 percent of U.S. renters have to use half their income or more to pay housing costs.
A woman walks next to a "For Rent" sign at an apartment complex in Palo Alto, Calif., in 2006. A new analysis of Census data shows that 25 percent of U.S. renters have to use half their income or more to pay housing costs. PAUL SAKUMA AP
A woman walks next to a "For Rent" sign at an apartment complex in Palo Alto, Calif., in 2006. A new analysis of Census data shows that 25 percent of U.S. renters have to use half their income or more to pay housing costs. PAUL SAKUMA AP

Housing hardship: 1 in 4 U.S. renters must use half their pay for shelter

May 01, 2015 5:06 PM

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