For Borrowers Enrolled at the Start of the Pandemic, Increased Repayment Concerns and Disproportionate Rates of Financial Hardships

  • Nearly four times more likely than their non-borrowing peers to report having lost their housing (22% vs. 6% of non-borrowers),
  • Three times more likely to report having difficulty paying for child or other dependent care (30% vs. 10%), and
  • Two times as likely to have missed a mortgage, rent, or utility payment (41% vs. 19%).

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