Household Formation Archive

Demand for Apartments Remains Solid in 2017

Economic activity continued on an upward trend in the last quarter of 2016, but at a slower pace, as the first estimate of real gross domestic product (GDP) from the Bureau of Economic Analysis documented. Preliminary figures indicated that...

Smaller Markets Favor Apartment Landlords in 2016.Q1

Economic performance for the first quarter of 2016 was upwardly revised this past week by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Real gross domestic product (GDP) advanced 0.8 percent on an annual basis, up from the initial estimate of 0.5...

Household Formation Slowdown Impacts Apartment Demand in 2015.Q4

Economic performance for the fourth quarter of 2015 was upwardly revised this past week by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Real gross domestic product (GDP) advanced 1.0 percent on an annual basis, up from the initial estimate of 0.7...

Baby Boomers Lead Recent Household Formation

The United States Census Bureau compiles data on households through the Current Population Survey, a joint project with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Based on the latest data, there were 124.5 million households in the U.S. in 2015....