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Growing Rent Debt: A Threat to Rental Housing Security

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Rent debt will be a persistent threat to the housing security of millions of renters, along with eviction, as 28 percent of renters are starting the year with unpaid rent bills from previous months, amassed while the economy buckled under the coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest Apartment List survey.

The article examines how:

  • Rent Debt Is Driving Concerns About Eviction
  • Rent debt and eviction concerns are highly correlated
  • Unpaid Rent Causes Additional Downstream Financial Sacrifices

To read the full article, click here.