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More than half of parents of school-age children in rental housing spend at least a few hours each day worrying about their housing situation as a result of the pandemic, according to a new study by The NHP Foundation (NHPF). In more than one-third of the cases, parents worry about housing for “most of the day.”

The findings are based on answers from 1,000 renters earning less than $75,000 per year, with half of those surveyed earning less than $30,000 a year.

The greatest single worry for the parents is the fear of contracting COVID-19 (41%) followed by affording rent (28%), according to the study by the affordable housing provider.

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