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Housing Leases in the U.S. Rental Market article image
Housing Leases in the U.S. Rental Market
September 2022

According to the 2019 American Community Survey, more than 44 million households in the United States are renters. Renting a home can provide flexibility for those who might expect to move in the near future. Owners of rental properties may require tenants to sign a lease to rent a housing unit. Leases commonly define how long the tenant can occupy the unit, how much rent is due each month, and any penalties for late payments or terminating a lease early.

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Spotlight on State Productivity Statistics article image
Spotlight on State Productivity Statistics
August 2022

This Spotlight looks at some short- and long-term state-level trends for labor productivity, output, and hours worked, and labor compensation.

The Construction Industry: Characteristics of the Employed, 2003–20 article image
The Construction Industry: Characteristics of the Employed, 2003–20
April 2022

This Spotlight on Statistics examines the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of construction industry workers, putting these characteristics in context by comparing them to those of workers overall.

The Decline in Employment Dynamism Over the Last Three Decades article image
The Decline in Employment Dynamism Over the Last Three Decades
March 2022

Business dynamism refers to the continuous process of firm entry, growth, contraction, and exit, and the simultaneous creation and destruction of jobs. A healthy economy is marked by low barriers to entry for new firms and a labor market that permits workers to move easily between jobs.

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Demographic Changes in Employment during the COVID-19 Pandemic
February 2022

This Spotlight on Statistics compares employment before and during the COVID-19 pandemic for men and women and for different racial and ethnic groups, age groups, and other worker characteristics.