Student Debt Squeezes Many Young Families Out Of The Housing Market

Sep 23, 2016

Some say a new housing crisis is developing. Rising prices mean home ownership is now nearly impossible for young families saddled with student debt.

It’s a problem in places like Seattle and Denver, where there are a lot of college graduates as well as the fastest growing home prices.

Ben Markus from Here & Now contributor Colorado Public Radio explains.


Ben Markus, reporter for Colorado Public Radio. He tweets @CPRMarkus. Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit NPR.