Which states are most likely to have open houses for 2018?
The number of open house applications for 2018 has reached a record high, according to a new report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The BLS said in a statement Tuesday that a record number of applications have been filed for open houses in the U.S. in 2017, surpassing the record set last year, which was the most since the data was first collected in 1973.
The report also found that nearly one-third of the state’s open house applicants were white, up from 31% in 2016.
Black applicants accounted for 24%, and Latino applicants for 13%.
While a majority of applications were accepted, only about one-quarter of applicants were given interviews.
More than one-fifth of all applicants were denied.
That means more than 1.5 million people are still waiting for a decision.
A majority of open houses will take place in January, with the remainder of the year to follow.
The bureau says the number of openings will continue to grow through 2018.