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Study: Nevada in top 15 states with highest risk of eviction for renters

Posted at 2:25 PM, Dec 07, 2020

NEVADA — According to a newly-released study by AdvisorSmith, Nevada is ranked 15 in the U.S. when it comes to the risk of eviction for renters.

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The business insurance research site analyzed all 50 states and D.C. using data from the U.S. Census Bureau's Household Pulse Survey to see which states had the highest percentage of renters at risk for eviction.

From their research, they found that Nevada was #15 on the list.

Here are some other key findings on Nevada:

  • Among rental households in Nevada, 10.2% were at risk of eviction in the next two months. The figure nationwide was 8.4% of rental households.
  • Of all rental households in Nevada, 15.5% were behind on their rent payments. Nationwide, 17.1% of households were behind on rent payments.
  • Of the Nevada rental households behind on their rent payments, 65.8% were at risk of eviction within the next two months. Nationally, 49.1% of households late on their rent payments are expected to be evicted in the following two months.

The full study can be read here.