Unemployment Rate

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Unemployment data come from two different sources: the American Community Survey (ACS) and the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS). Employment and unemployment estimates from the ACS and LAUS can differ because the surveys use different questions, samples, and collection methods. To learn more about each source, visit the Unemployment section of our Metadata page. Metadata [i] Oregon Employment Department [ii] …

Housing Cost Burden

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Metadata [i] A. Williamson, “Can they Afford the Rent? Resident Cost Burden in Low Income Housing Tax Credit Developments,” Urban Affairs Review 47, no. 6 (2011): 775-799. [ii] G. Squires, “Demobilization of the Individualistic Bias: Housing Market Discrimination as a Contributor to Labor Market and Economic Inequality,” The ANNALS of Political Social Science 609, no. 1 (2007): 292-321. E. Wyly, …