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The CDC extending the federal eviction moratorium...
The CDC extending the federal eviction moratorium...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Tuesday it will extend the federal eviction moratorium through October 3, 2021 after the ban lapsed over the weekend. The announcement comes after pressure from House Democrats including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., and Rep. Cori Bush, D-Mo. The White House previously said Biden did not have the authority extend the ban, given a June Supreme Court ruling that said only Congress can enact a such a ban. Congressional Democrats did not appear to have enough votes to do so, and the House is currently in recess. Now, the CDC will instead issue a ban in counties "experiencing substantial... Read more

Gateway Apartment Markets May Have Hit Bottom

The gateway markets have been struggling as people left for more affordable areas during the pandemic. However, the bleeding may soon stop. In a new report, Freddie...

Shuttered Hotels, Motels Find New Life

Developers interested in turning old space into apartments and other uses must be licking their chops over the news that Sears intends to sell 40 to 50 of its shuttered...

Which Rental Property Flooring Is Best For You...

Which type of rental property flooring is best for you and your tenants to both help with maintenance costs and still be attractive to get new tenants? The maintenance...

What Apartment Owners Need To Know About The...

Think of a superb hotel experience — one that makes you smile because of the intention and skill involved. For example, I will be a lifetime customer of the hotel...

Wall Street is buying up family homes. The rent...
Wall Street is buying up family homes. The rent...

Housing markets are hotter than ever, and big money is getting in on the act. Pension funds, investment firms and Wall Street banks are snapping up family homes in Europe and the United States at a rapid pace as prices rocket higher, looking for alternatives to lockdown-hit office parks and shopping malls, and betting that a permanent increase in remote working following the coronavirus pandemic will keep demand for suburban houses elevated. At the same time, the soaring cost of home ownership means that growing numbers of younger Americans and Brits renting rather than buying houses as they start families and gravitate toward the suburbs. Some of them may find their next... Read more

Op-ed: Real estate investment trusts may provide...

After being hobbled by the pandemic recession, real estate investment trusts are rebounding rapidly, and the economic recovery isn’t the only thing driving growth...

Opinion | With the Eviction Moratorium Ending,...

What’s the point of this housing voucher, if there is nowhere for me and my kids to use it?” That’s what Jeneya, a mother of three in Cincinnati, said during a...

7 Qualities of a Great Tenant

Great tenants are what keep you in this business. They pay rent on time, get along with neighbors, and take care of your property. They respect the lease and respond to...

As national eviction ban expires, a look at who...

The nationwide moratorium on evictions – put in place nearly 11 months ago by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as an emergency measure – expired this...