Explore By
Issue
Demographic Profile
The American Community Survey (ACS 2014) defines rent burden as spending more than 30% of one\'s gross income on rent and utilities; more than 50% is considered extreme rent burden.

There is no standard metric beyond extreme rent burden, but our survey found that 25% of those surveyed spent more than 70% of their income on rent.  Learn more...
70%
experienced
rent burden
(of those surveyed)
Rent Burden Experienced by Race
(of those surveyed)