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Is the West’s housing market overpriced? These...
Is the West’s housing market overpriced? These...

Three Utah cities are in the top 10 “most overvalued” housing markets in the entire country: Ogden, Provo and Salt Lake City. Another city in the West — Boise, Idaho — is ranked No. 1 in the nation for its overpriced houses. That’s according to research that was recently released out of Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University. The Utah and Idaho cities rose up the ranks among cities in other states like Texas, Michigan, Washington, Arizona, Nevada and California with housing markets that researchers consider “most overpriced” in the United States, the study published Aug. 26 found. The researchers used open-source data from Zillow or other... Read more

August Rental Data: National Rent Growth Reaches...

Rent Growth Now Outpaces Home Price Growth Highlights August marks the first month on record where rent growth has reached double digits (11.5% Y/Y). Rent growth...

Survey Of Landlords Shows Rent Collection Down...

A survey of landlords in 10 cities across the United States shows rent collection was down significantly in 2020, and an increasing number of owners have a large...

Mom-and-pop landlords, Black tenants hit harder...

It’s been tough to get good data on rent payments during Covid. Dispatches from the National Multifamily Housing Council show collection rates never dipped below 93...

Pandemic and Pricing Pressures Building,...

Mid-sized cities near large markets are gaining a greater focus for apartment developers as the country moves away from the pandemic, and for many, away from the big...

Apartment Developers Invest in Fresh Air
Apartment Developers Invest in Fresh Air

The coronavirus pandemic taught many apartment owners and developers how to make their properties safer, healthier places for their residents to call home. During the pandemic, owners and managers spent thousands of dollars to scour and disinfect their apartment communities—that’s unlikely continue once the pandemic is over. But many are taking care to make sure their communities have features like good air quality. Some are investing in the certifications that show off the healthy, sustainable design features of their properties. They are finding a growing number of renters, especially older adults, who are interested in healthy living—and a few who are willing to pay more to live... Read more

RENTAL PROPERTIES: TO FURNISH OR NOT TO FURNISH?

[caption id="attachment_39503" align="alignright" width="400"] Photo by Vecislavas Popa from Pexels[/caption] Rental properties can be...

Housing’s ‘Missing Middle’ Comes into Focus

COVID-19 has had widespread impacts on the economy and how we live and work. One outcome of the pandemic has been an accelerated population shift toward the middle of...

Housing advocates: Weak renter protections can...

Sylvia Burn warned her landlord multiple times in the last year about the leaks in the ceiling of her Prytania Street apartment, she told The Lens in an interview last...

Exactly how much have Chicago rents gone up since...

The big lease deals and rental concessions that were offered by residential landlords a year ago appear to be all but gone as the apartment market has rebounded since...