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Harvard’s State of the Nation’s Housing 2013 provides an assessment of the housing outlook in the United States.The State of the Nation’s Housing, released annually by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, provides a periodic assessment of the housing outlook in the United States and summarizes important trends in the economics and demographics of housing.

This latest report reveals that the number of families spending more than half their income on housing costs reached 20.6 million — an all-time high that includes nearly 70 percent of those living on one minimum-wage income.