In Thurso 60.9% of home owners have a mortgage on their home. 9.3% of home owners in Thurso spend more than 30% of their household income on shelter costs. When it comes to rented homes, 5.5% of the rented homes in Thurso are subsidized and the remaining 94.5% pay market rent. Subsidized housing is government sponsored economic assistance program aimed towards alleviating housing costs and expenses for people in need with low to moderate incomes. 32.1% of tenants in Thurso spend over 30% of their household income on shelter costs.
|Homes with a mortgage||60.90%|
|Homes spending more than 30% of household income on the home||9.30%|
|Homes that are subsidized by tax payers||5.50%|
|Rented homes where more than 30% of household income is spent on shelter costs||32.10%|