2017

Nearly Half of American Renters are Cost Burdened

Nearly Half of American Renters are Cost Burdened

December, 2017

Released in conjunction with our 2017 America's Rental Housing report.

Who Can Afford the Median-Priced Home in Their Metro?

Who Can Afford the Median-Priced Home in Their Metro?

June, 2017

Released in conjunction with our 2017 The State of the Nation's Housing report.

Millions of Americans Burdened by Housing Costs in 2015

Millions of Americans Burdened by Housing Costs in 2015

June, 2017

Released in conjunction with our 2017 The State of the Nation's Housing report.

How Much Have Home Prices Changed?

How Much Have Home Prices Changed?

June, 2017

Released in conjunction with our 2017 The State of the Nation's Housing report.

2016

Renters and Homeowners in Non-metro Areas are Increasingly Cost-Burdened

Renters and Homeowners in Non-metro Areas are Increasingly Cost-Burdened

August, 2016

Released in conjunction with a blog post by Sonali Mathur.

Low-Income Households Face Severe Housing Cost Burdens

Low-Income Households Face Severe Housing Cost Burdens

June, 2016

Released in conjunction with our 2016 The State of the Nation's Housing report.

New Population Data from U.S. Census Reveals Increasing Migration to Sunnier Regions

New Population Data from U.S. Census Reveals Increasing Migration to Sunnier Regions

March, 2016

The map shows the changes in population for each county between July 2014 and July 2015. Click on the map to launch, or read the accompanying blog. Then, click on a county to display its data. Select a tab to map percent change in population, net international immigration or net domestic migration. 

2015

Renters Are Spending Over 30 Percent of Income on Housing

Renters Are Spending Over 30 Percent of Income on Housing

December, 2015

In 2014, just under half (49.3 percent) of American renters were housing cost burdened, spending more than 30 percent of income on housing costs. This represents a record high of 21.3 million renters with cost burdens, and includes 11.4 million (26.4 percent) with severe cost burdens, spending more than half of income on housing. Click the map to launch, or read the accompanying blog.

Homebuying Affordability Varies Greatly by Metro

Homebuying Affordability Varies Greatly by Metro

July, 2015

Stagnant incomes and tight credit since the recession have worked in tandem to keep many renters from becoming homeowners in recent years, even as prices plummeted. Now, as the housing market continues to recover, questions about homebuying affordability are beginning to creep back into the public discussion. But nationally, the affordability outlook remains favorable. Click the map to launch, or read the accompanying blog.

2014