Harvard’s Joint Center on Housing – New Report: America’s Rental Housing: Evolving Markets and Needs

forrentReleased ~ Dec. 9, 2013

Rental housing has always provided a broad choice of homes for people at all phases of life. The recent economic turmoil underscored the many advantages of renting and raised the barriers to homeownership, sparking a surge in demand that has buoyed rental markets across the country. But significant erosion in renter incomes over the past decade has pushed the number of households paying excessive shares of income for housing to record levels.

Link to report: http://www.jchs.harvard.edu/research/publications/americas-rental-housing-evolving-markets-and-needs