2019

RENTERS MORE BURDENED BY HOUSING COSTS THAN HOMEOWNERS

RENTERS MORE BURDENED BY HOUSING COSTS THAN HOMEOWNERS

June, 2019

Many households were burdened by housing costs in 2017...

Loss of Low-Rent Stock

Loss of Low-Rent Stock

June, 2019

The low-rent stock in most metros has declined substantially since 2011.

2018

CHANGES IN RENTAL UNITS AND HOUSEHOLDS: 2006-2016

CHANGES IN RENTAL UNITS AND HOUSEHOLDS: 2006-2016

October, 2018

A growing number of low-income renters are competing for a shrinking number of low-rent units. This is the basic conclusion of our new analysis of rental markets which compares changes in the rental supply at various rent levels with changes in the number of renter households at various income levels.

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.

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.