Houston leads Texas in rent nonpayments amid coronavirus pandemic


Houston Business Journal (April 9, 2020) -- The portion of Houston-area households that failed to pay rent during the first five days of April jumped 8.6 percentage points from this time last year, marking the largest increase in nonpayments among Texas’ major cities.

Data provided to the Houston Business Journal by RealPage, a Richardson, Texas-based real estate software firm, found that 79.4 percent of renters in the Bayou City submitted their rent payments on time. That’s down from 88 percent of renters in April 2019. 

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