Homeownership Rate in U.S. Dips in Q1, First Time in 2 Years

HUD | April 30, 2019

According to HUD, the U.S. national vacancy rate in the first quarter 2019 was 7.0 percent for rental housing and 1.4 percent for homeowner housing. The rental vacancy rate of 7.0 percent was virtually unchanged from the rate in the first quarter 2018, but 0.4 percentage points higher than the rate in the fourth quarter 2018 (6.6 percent). The homeowner vacancy rate of 1.4 percent was 0.1 percentage point lower than the rate in the first quarter 2018 (1.5 percent), but not statistically different from the rate in the fourth quarter 2018.

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A fully functioning and well regulated real estate market can be an important factor to enhance the economy of countries in the UNECE region, both through upgrades in the housing stock and building capacities as well as the development of mortgage finance.

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A fully functioning and well regulated real estate market can be an important factor to enhance the economy of countries in the UNECE region, both through upgrades in the housing stock and building capacities as well as the development of mortgage finance.

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