“According to a study conducted by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University released on Wednesday, more than one third of older households in the nation are cost-burdened. Cost burden is defined as when 30% or more of a household’s income goes directly to housing costs.” Read this article by the Burlington Free Press on housing cost burden in the greater Burlington region: https://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/story/news/local/2019/10/18/burlington-area-adults-face-housing-cost-burden/4020223002/.