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Report: Homeownership increasingly difficult for Illinoisans

ROCKFORD -- Despite decades of record-setting home sales, owning a home has become increasingly difficult for the average worker. Mortgage interest rates are historically low, yet hourly earnings have failed to keep pace with rising…

Rockford among nation’s most affordable cities

ROCKFORD -- A new study found six Illinois cities rank among the top 50 most affordable housing markets in the country, largely as a result of depressed home prices. The website RefiGuide compared income and the cost of a house to…