National and State Housing Fact Sheets & Data
December 10, 2019
Federal Rental Assistance. Federal rental assistance programs enable about 5 million low-income households in the United States to rent modest housing at an affordable cost. These factsheets provide details on who uses and who needs rental assistance in each state. Users can also download the data, including supplemental tables on low income renters, federal funding, and the location of urban and rural housing, in Excel. Read our guide for more on how to use these fact sheets.
Federal Rental Assistance in Urban, Suburban and Rural Areas. Half of federally assisted households live in urban neighborhoods, 31 percent live in suburban neighborhoods, and just under a fifth live in rural areas. These data can help national policymakers and analysts better understand who federal rental assistance programs serve and can help state and local policymakers and stakeholders set priorities for their housing investments. National and State Data Tables | Sources and Methods
HUD Rental Assistance Going to Families with Children. The number of families with children receiving federal rent subsidies has fallen by over 250,000 (13 percent) since 2004. The table below provides annual data on HUD rental assistance going to families with children since 2004. Use this table to look up data on a particular state or export your tables to Excel. Sources and Methods
Housing Choice Voucher Program. More than 2 million low-income households use Housing Choice Vouchers to afford modest, stable housing. These factsheets provide details on who uses and who needs housing vouchers in each state. National and State Fact Sheets | Download the Data | Sources and Methods
Housing Choice Voucher Utilization Data Tables. The links below provide annual data on the number of families using housing vouchers, the percentage of authorized vouchers that families are using, and total voucher assistance payments, by state and local housing agency, 2004 to present. Quarterly data on the number of families using housing vouchers are also available. Use these tables to look up data on a particular state or housing agency. You can export your tables to Excel or download the data for all states. How to Use the Data | Annual Data Tables | Quarterly Data Tables | Download the Data | Sources and Methods