According to the Housing and Transportation Affordability Index, the average cost of housing and transportation in Dubuque for a household is 47% of its income. In order to be considered affordable, the index recommends that a household spend less than 45% of its income on housing and transportation.
FROM THE SURVEY:
- Those who lived in Dubuque less than five years are less likely to believe Dubuque offers quality public transportation (38.09%), compared to those who have been here more than 10 years (65.1%).
FROM THE DIALOGUES:
- Dialogue attendees discussed that if you don’t have access to private transportation and you cannot afford public transportation, you are limited to find employment that you can walk to. This also strongly affects where you can find housing.