Beltway Burden: The Combined Cost of Housing and Transportation in the Greater Washington DC Metropolitan Area

Beltway Burden

Published: 2009

Beltway Burden: The Combined Cost of Housing and Transportation in the Greater Washington DC Metropolitan Area

This report provides a comprehensive examination of the “cost of place” in the Washington, DC, region, presenting a jurisdiction-by-jurisdiction look at the combined housing and transportation cost burdens for households in the metropolitan area. Drawing on the latest research and methodologies, estimates of household transportation costs are used to develop a new way of looking at the total cost of housing and the issue of housing affordability in the region.

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