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Student Debt Squeezes Many Young Families Out Of The Housing Market

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Kate Nesterwitz, a marriage and family therapist, at her office in Littleton, Colo. (Ben Markus/CPR News)
Kate Nesterwitz, a marriage and family therapist, at her office in Littleton, Colo. (Ben Markus/CPR News)
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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.

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Ben Markus, reporter for Colorado Public Radio. He tweets @CPRMarkus.

This segment aired on September 23, 2016.

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