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Housing series: The hidden costs of the housing crisis

Multi-family apartments and homes at market-rate prices are a characteristic of the typical housing in Lynn. Looking northeast from High Rock Tower. (Julia Hopkins)
It is no secret that some on the North Shore are facing a housing affordability crisis. Housing plans prepared by communities across the region underscore how 24 percent of Lynn renters are low-income and cost-burdened, meaning they spend more than 30 percent of their income on rent. Another 27 percent are severely cost-burdened, spending more…

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