What is the net housing ratio to determine affordability?

Asked September 14, 2013, 2:58 AM EDT

What is the net housing ratio you should use to calculate affordability and who sets that standard?


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Debt-to-income ratios for mortgage qualification are set by individual lenders. The most common are the front-end and back-end ratio. To learn more about the ratios that are used to determine mortgage affordability, review this eXtension FAQ: http://www.extension.org/pages/45171/what-financial-ratios-are-the-most-important-to-a-homeowners-as....