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More Texas renters are struggling to find affordable housing, new report finds

Experts say that as more high-income Texans rent, prices on existing homes are driven up. Meanwhile, the number of expensive units in the state is increasing as more affordable homes disappear.

An apartment complex in downtown Waco on Feb. 26, 2019.

“Texas is seeing affordability pressures grow maybe faster than the rest of the country.”

— Whitney Airgood-Obrycki, research associate, Joint Center for Housing Studies

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