Housing Issues Compounded by COVID-19 Pandemic
Nearly 30 percent of homeowners in Illinois are considered “cost-burdened,” which means they’re spending a large portion of their income on mortgage payments, property taxes, utilities, and other housing costs. Now, during a pandemic, homeowners and renters are struggling even more.
Our guests discuss what issues they’re seeing when it comes to housing and some of the resources that might be available to help.
- Bob Palmer, policy director with Housing Action Illinois
- Danielle Chynoweth, Cunnigham Township supervisor