income growth Archive

Instant Reaction: August Jobs Report

The following is NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun’s reaction to this morning’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on the employment situation in August: “Job creation in July was a bit light at 156,000. The unemployment rate is very low,...
September 1, 2017

[Video] NAR in the News: Squeezed Renters (CBS MoneyWatch)

Yesterday’s release on rising housing costs and its impact of preventing renters from becoming homeowners is making major headlines today in national and local media outlets. In case you missed it, NAR’s Research team found that in the past...

Inside the Release: Renters Are Feeling the Squeeze

Earlier this morning, we released a new study from our brilliant Research team on how the disparity between rent and income growth has widened to unhealthy levels and is making it harder for renters to become homeowners. The key...