A tiny home home and a few thousand dollars in savings can get a small home built in a few days for less than $500,000 in the United States.
But what about the other 10 million Americans who can’t afford a home?
What about people who need to move, or who have been told by their government that their current home is too expensive?
There are more than two million households in the U.S. who have some type of emergency housing, such as emergency housing for those in extreme poverty, or those who need help paying rent or mortgage interest payments.
The United States currently houses about one in five households, according to the U,S.
That’s more than triple the average of 6 percent in Canada, according the United Nations Population Division.
But that’s still less than half the share of households with emergency housing in the OECD, according a 2013 report from the United Kingdom’s Office for National Statistics.
The average cost of housing in Canada and the United State is about $1,500 a month, according data from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
The average cost in the US is about 15 percent higher than Canada’s and about 40 percent higher in the UK.
The difference is largely the result of what’s known as “affordable housing,” which is often defined as housing for people who are in a higher income bracket, who have health insurance and are eligible for subsidized public housing, or can’t get by on a fixed income.
The United States has one of the highest housing shortages in the developed world, according in a 2013 survey by the National Association of Realtors.
The association estimates that about 6 million Americans live in homes with more than 50 percent of their income coming from housing.
The housing shortage is especially acute for low-income families, said Susanne Sussman, who runs the Institute for Housing Policy and Research at the University of Chicago.
In many cases, they’re paying more than they need.
The median household income in the city of Seattle is about half of what it was in 1990.
And in most cases, it’s more expensive to live in a rental property than a home.
“It’s just incredibly costly,” Sussmann said.
A lack of housing is particularly troubling for those on fixed incomes, like those who earn more than $100,000 a year, or for parents who have jobs.
If a family can’t make ends meet, they can’t pay rent or buy a home, Sussmans says.
She says many parents, especially those in rural areas, can’t find enough affordable homes for their children, who are often unable to earn enough to buy their own homes.
Sussman said her group has helped a group of students who recently applied for college scholarships by working with them on ways to rent a home while also supporting themselves financially.
The students, she said, are making a major difference in the lives of their families.
“They’re saving money and they’re getting out of debt, which is a big deal for families,” Sillman said.
The government subsidizes about one-third of the cost of a home in the country, according The Economist, and the federal government supports roughly 30 percent of the average cost for a home for families making $50,000 or less a year.
The lack of affordable housing can have a direct impact on low-wage earners.
For instance, according To The Numbers, a nonprofit that works to make sure low- and moderate-income people are able to afford to buy a house, the average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in the nation is $1.85 million, about a third of the median household salary in the USA.
That puts renters in the position of making a decision between renting a place or buying a home or both, said To The Stats founder Michael Shackelford.
In addition, many people who cannot afford a property are stuck in a rent-stabilized rental situation, where they’re locked into a fixed monthly payment from the government, said Richard Roth, a senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
A lot of those people are not making enough to afford a new home.
“If they’re not getting enough rent, it can cause them to be priced out of the market,” Roth said.
Roth says the number of people who don’t have access to the resources needed to purchase a home is rising.
“This is the most pressing housing affordability issue facing the country right now,” he said.
Some experts worry that the U:S.
housing crisis could worsen if the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) does not increase the minimum payment to help families afford their homes.
The FHA says it will not increase payments for mortgages for a year until it finds more homes for affordable people.
If the FHA doesn’t act on its plan to help low-earners, Roth says it could increase the cost for new mortgages in a way that will push people into even