Typically, measures of housing affordability often ignore transportation costs, the second-largest expenditure for a household. Location matters! Compact and dynamic neighborhoods with walkable streets and high access to jobs, transit, and a wide variety of businesses are more efficient, affordable, and sustainable. Want to get some amazing intel on the towns and neighborhoods in the Berkshires? The Housing and Transportation (H+T) Affordability Index provides a comprehensive view of affordability, one that includes the cost of housing and transportation at the neighborhood level. Check it out to learn about this dynamic in more detail.