Rental Housing

Rental housing is home to more than a third of US households, including a growing number of older and wealthier households. Our biennial America’s Rental Housing report and other publications analyze key trends and issues related to the changing nature of demand; the cost, character, and location of the stock; and the government policies that affect the supply of market-rate and subsidized units.

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Daniel McCue

Senior Research Associate

Changes in Supply and Demand at Various Segments of the Rental Market: How Do They Match Up?

Friday, October 26, 2018

A growing number of low-income renters are competing for a shrinking number of low-rent units. This is the basic conclusion...

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Whitney Airgood-Obrycki

Senior Research Analyst

Do Rental Subsidies Provide Accessible Housing for Older Adults?

Friday, October 05, 2018

Compared to older adults living in unassisted rental units, those living in assisted units are more likely to live in...

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