Waiting In Vain: An Update on America's Rental Housing Crisis
- March 1999 (28 Pages)
- August 24, 2012
Building on last year's U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Report to Congress on Worst Case Housing Needs, Rental Housing Assistance: The Crisis Continues, this update documents the ongoing shortage of affordable housing in America. After reviewing the major findings of last year's study, the most important of which was the all-time high of 5.3 million households-12.5 million people-facing worst case housing needs, this study looks at new data from 1996 through 1998 and finds sobering news.