Special Report

Cities With The Most Homes People Shouldn't Live In

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22. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO
> Housing units moderately or severely inadequate: 2.3% (14,800 housing units)
> Housing units with piped water interruption: 4.6%
> Housing units with broken windows: 3.0%
> Housing units uncomfortably cold 24 hours or more: 7.6%
> Housing units with infestations: rats: 10.8% cockroaches: 2.4% mold: 1.7%

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21. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA
> Housing units moderately or severely inadequate: 2.8% (19,400 housing units)
> Housing units with piped water interruption: 2.8%
> Housing units with broken windows: 2.0%
> Housing units uncomfortably cold 24 hours or more: 6.3%
> Housing units with infestations: rats: 9.1% cockroaches: 0.9% mold: 3.8%

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20. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA MSA
> Housing units moderately or severely inadequate: 2.8% (29,000 housing units)
> Housing units with piped water interruption: 2.5%
> Housing units with broken windows: 1.7%
> Housing units uncomfortably cold 24 hours or more: 6.0%
> Housing units with infestations: rats: 4.8% cockroaches: 0.7% mold: 2.8%

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19. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA
> Housing units moderately or severely inadequate: 3.0% (26,100 housing units)
> Housing units with piped water interruption: 1.7%
> Housing units with broken windows: 2.6%
> Housing units uncomfortably cold 24 hours or more: 5.0%
> Housing units with infestations: rats: 6.3% cockroaches: 8.3% mold: 1.9%

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18. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ
> Housing units moderately or severely inadequate: 3.1% (43,400 housing units)
> Housing units with piped water interruption: 3.4%
> Housing units with broken windows: 3.0%
> Housing units uncomfortably cold 24 hours or more: 2.4%
> Housing units with infestations: rats: 3.1% cockroaches: 15.5% mold: 1.7%

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