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Housing
 

Transportation and Housing Costshttp://www.fhwa.dot.gov/livability/fact_sheets/transandhousing.cfm, published by Federal Highway Administration
Also available for download as PDF http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/livability/fact_sheets/transandhousing.pdf 

Transportation is the second largest expense for most households after housing. Households living in auto-dependent locations spend 25 percent of its income on transportation costs. Housing that is located closer to employment, shopping, restaurants and other amenities can reduce household transportation costs to 9 percent of household income.

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