The Rental Housing Finance Survey collects data on the financial, managerial, and physical characteristics of rental properties nationwide.Read More
2015 RHFS Revised Public Use Files are now available
2018 RHFS Revised Public Use Files are now available
2018 RHFS Revised Summary Tables are now available in Table Creator
American Housing Month 2021 Press Kit
The U.S. Census Bureau’s housing data present a comprehensive picture of housing in America.
Census Bureau Releases Rental Housing Finance Survey Public Use Files
The RHFS provides measures of financial, mortgage and property characteristics of U.S. residential properties with at least one housing rental unit.
2018 Rental Housing Finance Survey Summary Tables Now Available
New summary tables from the 2018 Rental Housing Finance Survey (RHFS) are now available in the RHFS table creator.
Create custom RHFS tables without having to use microdata.
Public Use File (PUF) and Codebook
The files contain individual rental housing responses to the survey questions for use in generating custom tables.
The tables summarize the survey results.
The methods we use to collect and produce the Rental Housing Finance Survey, including sampling, questions, collection, review, quality, weighting, etc.
Questionnaire and Glossary
The questionnaire contains survey questions that respondents were asked. The glossary provides definitions and explanations of terms used in RHFS.
Help Guides and Other Documentation
These documents explain the RHFS Table Creator, RHFS geography, the Internal Use File, disclosure, variance estimation, and more.