Juneau Housing Prices Presents Challenges

Casey Kelly, KTOO – Juneau

Finding safe, clean, and affordable housing continues to be a major challenge in Juneau. A recent report from the Juneau Economic Development Council shows housing prices in the Capital City have increased significantly over the last decade, while incomes have remained relatively flat. 34 percent of Juneau households qualify as “housing burdened,” meaning they spend more than 30 percent of their income on rent or mortgage.

Download Audio (MP3)