Home-ownership rates in the USA remain unchanged since the 1960s and also a drop in home-equity value, meaning older Americans are selling to new home-owners, hence the drop in owned-equity yet no change in owning. Retirees might retire at seniors homes as new home-owners buy and occupy their houses. Amid all of this demographic and societal flux, what with immigration and globablization, Americans reach home-owner status a tad later in life, than in the 1960s (article).
research indicates that a trend toward marrying later and the increase in household earnings risk that occurred after 1980 account for a large share of the decline in young homeownership.
“Young” they mean up to 44 years old. Stay safe and healthy and you will get there.