December 14, 2017

America's Rental Housing 2017

Joint Center for Housing Studies

A decade of unprecedented growth in the rental housing market may be coming to an end, according to our 2017 America’s Rental Housing report. Fewer new renter households are being formed, rental vacancy rates have risen, and rent increases have slowed. At the same time, renter demographics are changing and nearly 21 million households continue to pay more than 30 percent of their income for rent.

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(Note: Online figures referenced in the report can be found here.) 

Live Webcast

 

On Thursday, December 14, 2017, we hosted a live webcast from the Newseum in Washington, DC to release the 2017 America's Rental Housing report. The event featured:

WELCOME
Christopher Herbert, Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies
Mijo Vodopic, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

REPORT PRESENTATION
Jonathan Spader, Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies

CONVERSATION
The Honorable Pamela Hughes Patenaude, Deputy Secretary,
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Christopher Herbert, Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies

PANEL DISCUSSION
Laura Kusisto, The Wall Street Journal (moderator)
Christopher Herbert, Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies
Brian Kenner, Deputy Mayor, Planning & Economic Development, Washington, DC
Shekar Narasimhan, Beekman Advisors
Mary Tingerthal, Minnesota Housing Finance Agency

KEYNOTE
The Honorable Maria Cantwell
United States Senator for Washington

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Media Contact

Kerry Donahue, Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies, 617.495.7640, kerry_donahue@harvard.edu

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