Rising Rents and Sluggish Incomes Squeeze Renters

Editor's note: Our Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, with the mission to develop and share economic, demographic and public policy data and research that help individuals and the community make informed decisions, frequently investigates the housing market in Utah. Below is information about the increase in renters and rental pricing.  For some time, increases in rental rates have outpaced gains in renter’s income.  Rental rates [...]

2016-04-15T11:01:32-06:00April 15th, 2016|

Utah economy expected to continue to prosper in 2016

Utah will continue to have solid economic growth, positive labor market performance, and continued net in-migration in 2016, according to the latest Economic Report to the Governor. The report, released today and presented to Gov. Gary Herbert at the Salt Lake Chamber’s annual Utah Economic Review, documents Utah’s stellar economic performance in 2015 and forecasts another favorable year for the Utah economy. The full [...]

2017-12-20T10:08:14-07:00January 20th, 2016|