Median-priced homes aren't affordable in 74% of U.S. housing markets

The average wage earner can’t afford a median-priced home in 74% of U.S. markets, according to a new study from ATTOM Data Solutions. According ATTOM’s 2019 U.S. Home Affordability Report, median home prices in the third quarter of 2019 were not affordable for average wage earners in 371 of 498 U.S. counties analyzed.