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posted 24 Feb 2009
by Brian Beers, Senior Producer

The latest data on rental vacancies (a component of the index of leading economic indicators) from the U.S. Census Bureau helps paint a grim statistical picture of the current economic climate. Nationally in the fourth quarter of 2008, rental vacancy rates remained quite elevated at 10.1%.

We've filtered through the data on the 75 largest metropolitan areas, to find those that are being hit the hardest by rental vacancies. Is your metro area on the list?

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