Rental Housing

Rental housing is home to more than a third of US households, including a growing number of older and wealthier households. Our biennial America’s Rental Housing report and other publications analyze key trends and issues related to the changing nature of demand; the cost, character, and location of the stock; and the government policies that affect the supply of market-rate and subsidized units.

Reports & Papers

America's Rental Housing 2017

December 14, 2017

Author: Joint Center for Housing Studies

Patterns and Trends of Residential Integration in the United States Since 2000

September 19, 2017

Authors: Jonathan Spader, Shannon Rieger

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Data & Charts


Whitney Airgood-Obrycki

Senior Research Analyst

Do Rental Subsidies Provide Accessible Housing for Older Adults?

Friday, October 05, 2018

Compared to older adults living in unassisted rental units, those living in assisted units are more likely to live in...

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Kristin Perkins

Postdoctoral Fellow

Tenure Transitions Are More Common Than We Think

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Commonly-used measures of the homeownership rate generally describe aggregate trends consistent with the image of young households that start out...

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