More than a quarter of Latinx renters surveyed did not make their July 2020 rent, and nearly half had little to zero confidence in their ability to make August's rent: Rent payment status and outlook for Latinx and white households who rent their homes, July 2020

Ability to pay rent Latinx White
Did not pay July rent 26.9% 13.8%
Little to zero confidence in ability to pay August rent 48.8% 21.7%

Notes: White refers to non-Latinx whites; persons whose ethnicity is identified as Latinx may be of any race. Data are from the Household Pulse Survey, an experimental data product of the Census Bureau, designed to quickly and efficiently provide data on how COVID-19 is impacting people’s lives.

Source: Authors’ analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey, Week 12, July 16–July 21, [Table 1b] and [Table 2b].

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