U.S. News and World Report have released rankings of states with the most affordable housing in a recent report.  According to USN Staff Writer Casey Leins the list shakes out this way:

10. West Virginia – Median sales price of a home = $136,500

9.  Missouri – Average listing price = $204,500

8.  Oklahoma – Median rent for a one-bedroom unit = $544 per month

7.  South Dakota – SD just announced a new program that will provide $2 million to assist low and average income families with down-payments

6.  Kansas – Kansas City’s new home sales increased approximately 7% from 2016 to 2017

5.  Indiana – Median value of a home = $134,800

4. Nebraska – Median rent = $769 per month; Median income = $29,132

3. Iowa – Median home value = $142,300

2. Michigan – A new measure passed in Detroit requires certain housing developers to save 20% of their units for affordable housing

1. Ohio – The Ohio Development Services Agency announced in November that it awarded more than $20 million to 30 communities in order to improve and construct new affordable housing

As you can see, Arizona is unfortunately not included in this list.  This just means that we as a community have a long way to go to solve this problem, but everyday SALT and its team are working to create solutions and move the needle forward.  Please reach out to us on the Contact tab above, call us at (520) 352-2626 or stop by the office at 3044 N. Alvernon Way in Tucson to see how we can help you find an affordable home today!


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