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Census data highlights renters’ burden in Whatcom County

58% of Bellingham renters pay too much for housing

The sun sets on residences in Bellingham's South Hill neighborhood.
The sun sets on residences in Bellingham's South Hill neighborhood in January. The latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows most Bellingham renters are overburdened with housing costs. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
A majority of renters in Bellingham and across Whatcom County are overburdened by housing costs, acc
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