Renters are considered a historically undercounted population, given many of them are young and mobile, multicultural, or low-income. They can also be hard to reach due to physical barriers.
Responses from the renter community will provide reliable data to inform advocates, policymakers, and researchers working on issues such as housing assistance, infrastructure and building development, and public transportation.
This press kit provides tools and resources to support coverage of the 2020 Census and outreach to renters.
Census Bureau Statement on Coronavirus and the 2020 Census
The U.S. Census Bureau is carefully monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and will follow the guidance of federal, state and local health authorities.
U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham on Operational Updates
In support of guidance on what we can all do to help slow the spread of coronavirus, 2020 Census field operations will be suspended for two weeks until April 1.