They didn’t expect to become homeless. They shared a home in Florida, where they were both employed, but in St. George, where the housing market favors the affluent, they found unexpected challenges.
As the city’s population has expanded, the demand for housing has grown, too. Vacancy rates remain less than 1% and rents continue to climb.
The one thing that hasn’t grown is the average wage, which has barely budged since 1980.