What you need to know about community college loans

The Department of Education says community college borrowers are facing more trouble than ever before.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a new report Tuesday that found that the average loan is now $26,000, and that it has risen by $2,000 in 10 years.

In fact, in 2016, the average student loan balance was $25,000.

As you can see in the chart above, the percentage of borrowers who can make payments is now at a record low.

So, what happened?

The report notes that student loan interest rates are at a five-year low and that student loans have become a much bigger burden on the U.S. economy.

What the report found:Student loan interest is at record low, debt is at a historic low, and student loans are now a bigger burden for the U