Construction of apartments in the multifamily home sector has really taken off over the last decade, but single-family homes were still the fastest-growing type of rental property between 2007 to 2016, according to new data from rental listings service RentCafe.

Single-family rentals have increased by 31 percent over that period, RentCafe’s data shows, whereas multifamily rentals have only increased by 14 percent in the same time frame. In raw terms, an additional 3.6 million single-family homes became rentals, compared to 3.2 million multifamily units.

The report found that single-family rentals are more popular in suburban areas. However they’re…