Affordable housing becoming less attainable in Tampa

Housing prices in Tampa are on the rise, and a new report from Metrostudy shows that affordable housing is becoming increasingly more difficult to attain. According to the report quarterly new home starts are up 5.3 percent year-over-year. Annual starts are up 6.8 percent, while new home activity is continuing to shift to higher price points as starts under $250,000 are down 8.9 percent from 3Q17 levels. An obvious sign of a slowing market is contraction starting in the upper end, and while…Original Article