In a survey of over 20,000 renters across the country, it was found that the worst metro areas for renters were, in order, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington-Fort Myers-San Antonio, San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, Las Vegas-Paradise and Orlando-Daytona Beach-Winter Haven.
According to the study, the highest rate of rental vacancy is in the Dallas- Fort Worth-Austin-Fort Pierce metro area, followed by San Jose, Los Angeles, Las Angeles-Long Beach, San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, Seattle, Portland-Vancouver-Vero Beach, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, San Diego-Carlsbad, Denver-Lakewood-Boulder, and New York-Newark.
The study also found that there were more than three times as many renters in San Jose than in Orlando-Lakeport, a more populous area of Orlando.
In a separate study, it found that, among renters, the lowest rates of foreclosure were in the New York metropolitan area, as well as New Orleans, Cleveland, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago, Denver and Detroit.
In the study of the housing market, it said that, of the cities that had the highest foreclosure rates in 2016, three were in Florida, two were in Texas and one was in Florida.