“Wake up, local leaders. Yes, you finally have experienced strong economic growth, but that growth is causing some of this problem. But more important, your future growth will be threatened if the workforce that enables the economic growth can no longer afford to live or even commute to your jobs.
The local problems are widespread, but some big markets have an even larger share of renters experiencing even bigger increases in rents. Leaders in Seattle, Denver, San Jose, Chicago, and Washington, DC, especially need to pay attention. Your workers are the canaries in our coal mine.”
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Chris Weymouth, Director/CEO
The Weymouth Group of Keller Williams Realty Centre