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Where’s the Money Going? The Importance of Accounting for Rent Payments in Measuring a Household's Financial Obligations
Andrew C. Chang
Joanne W. Hsu
Sarah Pack
Michael G. Palumbo
Abstract

To get a more comprehensive picture of how families' uncommitted income has evolved since the financial crisis, we analyze a broader measure of households’ committed monthly payments that includes rent for renters, as well as payments to cover mortgages for homeowners and other debt obligations for all families.


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Andrew C. Chang & Joanne W. Hsu & Sarah Pack & Michael G. Palumbo, Where’s the Money Going? The Importance of Accounting for Rent Payments in Measuring a Household's Financial Obligations, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.), FEDS Notes 2018-06-20, 20 Jun 2018.
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DOI: 10.17016/2380-7172.2213
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