Basic Black

Affordable Housing

Season 2021 Episode 19 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Despite a building boom in Boston, many residents are facing an affordable housing crisis. About 65% are renters, with residents paying upwards of 30% of their income going toward rent. Saving to buy a home seems impossible in Boston, as homeownership rates for people of color is dramatically low, forcing many longtime residents to relocate in gateway cities to find more affordable housing.

Aired: 04/08/22

Rating: NR

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Basic Black is a local public television program presented by GBH.