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Rent Affordability

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Rent Affordability, from most recent to least.

87% of U.S. Renter Households Paid At Least Partial Rent in July

87% of U.S. Renter Households Paid At Least Partial Rent in July

Nena Perry-Brown | July 15th 2020

This was a 10% increase from payments made through the first six days of the month. ... read »

The DC Rental Affordability Mismatch

The DC Rental Affordability Mismatch

Nena Perry-Brown | April 3rd 2020

The latest DC Policy Center report sheds light on the affordability mismatch on DC's rental market. ... read »

Should DC Use Inclusionary Conversions to Meet Affordable Housing Goals?

Should DC Use Inclusionary Conversions to Meet Affordable Housing Goals?

Nena Perry-Brown | April 1st 2020

A new report by the DC Policy Center suggests new policy tools are the only way to meet targets west of Rock Creek Park. ... read »

The D.C. and U.S. Rental Market, by the Numbers

The D.C. and U.S. Rental Market, by the Numbers

Nena Perry-Brown | February 4th 2020

Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies has released its latest Rental Housing report. ... read »

The DC Area is One of the Only Places Where Tech Wages Grow Faster than Rent

The DC Area is One of the Only Places Where Tech Wages Grow Faster than Rent

Nena Perry-Brown | March 29th 2019

A recent Rent Cafe report shows rental housing is getting less affordable for those who work in tech. ... read »

The DC Area’s 9-Year Down Payment Wait

The DC Area’s 9-Year Down Payment Wait

Nena Perry-Brown | July 18th 2018

According to HotPads, it takes renters in the DC area 8 years and 11 months to save up for a 20 percent down payment. ... read »

DC-Area Renters Pay $8,313 More Annually in Rent Now Than 20 Years Ago

DC-Area Renters Pay $8,313 More Annually in Rent Now Than 20 Years Ago

Nena Perry-Brown | December 1st 2017

A new study by Zillow shows that DC-area renters pay 8.5 percent more of their income on housing now than they did in 1985-2000. ... read »

Report: DC Residents Can Save 36 Percent on Rent with a Roommate

Report: DC Residents Can Save 36 Percent on Rent with a Roommate

Nena Perry-Brown | February 23rd 2017 | 1 Comment

A recent study by Trulia proves the conventional wisdom that renting with a roommate saves money, with data showing that renters can spend up to 36... read »

The State of the Nation’s Housing

The State of the Nation’s Housing

Nena Perry-Brown | June 29th 2016

The Joint Center for Housing Studies recently released their annual State of the Nation's Housing report, which shows how the inverse relationship... read »

DC Area Class A Rents Rise at Fastest Pace Since 2010

DC Area Class A Rents Rise at Fastest Pace Since 2010

Nena Perry-Brown | April 8th 2016

The rents for Class A apartments rose 2.6 percent over the last year, with the largest increases in the Upper NW sub-market, Rosslyn-Ballston... read »

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