More Americans are struggling to keep up with rent, and in some cases, they’re no longer paying their rent

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Revelations 13:16-18 “Also it causes all, both small and great, both rich and poor, both free and slave, to be marked on the right hand or the forehead, so that no one can buy or sell unless he has the mark, that is, the name of the beast or the number of its name. This calls for wisdom: let the one who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man, and his number is 666.”

Important Takeaways:

  • More Than Eight Million Americans Reportedly Behind on Rent
  • 8,070,524 people ages 18 or older in the U.S. aren’t caught up on rent payments. Put another way, 13.17% of the nation’s adult renters live in a household that charges them rent and are behind on payment.
  • Nationwide, 3,560,345 adults — 5.81% of adult renters — live in a household that doesn’t pay rent.
  • The states with the largest share of adults behind on rent payments are New York, Nevada and Louisiana.
  • Mississippi, West Virginia and Alaska are the states where the largest share of people live rent-free.
  • Over the past year, 53.03% of renters across the U.S. saw their rent increase, while 36.91% saw no increase and 1.75% saw a decline. The majority of those who saw their rent payments jump reported increases between $100 and $249 a month.

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