CBS4’s Jim DeFede sits down with Matthew Rieger, President & CEO of the Housing Trust Group.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Police Band Together To Help 7-Year-Old Burn Patient
Rieger says that over a third of Florida households pay more than 30 percent of their income on housing while a fifth of Floridians, more than 780,000 households, pay more than 50 percent of their incomes on rent.READ MORE: Milder Breeze Returns Along With Showers This Week
“When half of what you make goes to rent, you are barely able to stay afloat.”
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We discussed different scenarios.