Homeownership rate at lowest point in 15 years

The Census Bureau reported that the homeownership rate in the US is at its lowest in 15 years. It is currently 65.4% down from a high of 69.2% in 2004

Philadelphia’s homeownership rate dropped from 59% in 2000 to 54% in 2010.

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Rachel works on policy and advocacy at RHLS. Her current work includes the intersection of housing and health, energy efficiency, and equal access to housing-related rights.