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Rental Assistance: Resources in the United States

LC – In Custodia Legis July 8, 2022 – “Sometimes we are inspired by reference inquiries and current events to write blog posts on a specific topic. In 2020, for example, we published guides about the coronavirus pandemic and resources for individuals facing domestic violence. This post focuses on options for people who are vulnerable to housing insecurity, and lists resources where they may be able to find assistance. You can find a number of articles online summarizing the current picture of the rental market in the United States, and the increasing costs of renting a home. This issue has been growing for years and has put the most severe strain on households with lower incomes, as outlined in reports by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Government Accountability Office. Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) analyzes data and issues related to several related topics, including rental housing. The JCHS report, The State of the Nation’s Housing 2022, provides detailed information about current issues facing renters, including rent surges, trends across the United States, and low vacancy rates. According to a summary of the report’s key facts (pp. 2-3)…”

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