July 09, 2020

AP

Renters face financial cliff ahead; limited help available

Renters already faced a dire situation before the pandemic hit, said Alexander Hermann, a researcher at the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies. Then came the pandemic, which hit renters particularly hard financially.

July 08, 2020

Vox

America’s looming housing catastrophe, explained

Before the pandemic, of America’s nearly 43 million renters, about 20.8 million — almost half — were “cost-burdened,” meaning more than 30 percent of their income went to housing costs, according to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.

July 02, 2020

The Washington Post

Searching for and finding the right apartment gets more complicated

The rental market in many metropolitan areas has been tightening for years as house hunters from Denver to Boston find themselves priced out of soaring property markets and joining the ranks of renters.

June 26, 2020

CNN Business

Time is running out for America's most vulnerable renters

An eviction crisis isn't new for the United States. Even before the pandemic, renters of color were already more likely than white renters to have high rent burdens, to be threatened with eviction and to experience homelessness.

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