In their rent payment tracker, The National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) found that 90% of apartment households in the U.S. made either a full or partial rent payment by August 20.

NMHC surveyed 11.4 million units of professionally managed apartment units across the country. The results from August are down 2.1% compared to July where 91.3% paid rent by July 20. Although August was down from July, it is up .8% from April, which saw the lowest dip to 89.2% of rent collected by April 20. And as seen in the figure below, in 2019, 92.1% of apartment households had paid rent by August 20.

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Carley Beckum

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