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Housing costs on the North Shore

Recent data shows that two out of three Salem households spend more than 30 percent of their income on housing costs. And of these households, half reported spending more than 50 percent of their income on housing, creating a severe financial burden for many families. Similar statistics are found across the region. Where do you find yourself in this housing crisis? How much of your income pays for housing?

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Beverly and Danvers, MA - Frank Elliott Rowand, 91, passed away at the Hunt Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, after a long struggle with heart disease. Born in Salem to Melville and Melba Rowand, Frank went on to graduate from Salem High School. In 1959, he opened Rowand's Fish Market in Be…