Office of Managment and Budget

Report of the Working Committee on Housing Costs

by Council on Wage and Price Stability May 10, 1979 Office of Managment and Budget

Housing Costs as an  Issue The general perception of the housing cost “problem” focuses on the rapid acceleration of house price since 1970 and more 50 during the more recent 1977-1978 period. A comparative examination of housing cost and income trends indicates: • From 1971 through 1978, the median sales price of a new single […]

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