Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB): New CFPB Report Looks at Rates and Risks of Housing Insecurity

March 1, 2021

During the coronavirus pandemic, actions taken by both the public and private sector – including moratoriums on foreclosures and evictions – have prevented many Americans from losing their homes, but many legal protections are set to expire in the months ahead.

New CFPB research finds that over 11 million people – nearly 10 percent of U.S. households – may be at risk of losing their homes unless we take immediate and urgent action. And as we’ve seen with the pandemic, communities of color continue to be disproportionately impacted.

Learn more about our latest research and the steps we’re taking to address housing insecurity.