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    Pandemic, interest rates create pressure for affordable managers

    Higher borrowing rates, combined with increased labor and materials costs, are forcing managers to operate more efficiently.

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    Operational efficiency a rising concern for multifamily operators

    Recruiting, HR and maximizing revenue remain top challenges, according to new research unveiled at last week’s Apartmentalize conference.

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    YIMBYs add new twist to local zoning, development battles

    Groups dedicated to pushing for affordable housing policies are coming into their own.

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    Apartment transactions set yet another record in May

    As deal flow increased 22% year over year, values jumped 22.3% in the face of rising interest rates.

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    The new drivers of apartment demand

    Migration and reopened economies helped propel rent growth 10% beyond wages in the past year.

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    Renters are staying in their apartments longer, paying more

    Residents are renewing their leases, despite an average rent increase of 10%.

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    How this property manager tackles labor, technology challenges

    Weeding out unnecessary technology and finding workers from new industries are twin goals for RMK Management.

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    The top colleges for student housing starts

    Just 26,000 new beds will be delivered this fall — a significant pullback from delivery rates through the 2010s.

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    Recession watch: ABC economist sees 'difficult times' through 2025

    Associated Builders and Contractors' Anirban Basu said the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy to fight inflation will likely tip the economy into recession.

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    Luxury condos underway in the Las Vegas Valley

    The Pinnacle Residences in Henderson, Nevada, will be the first new residential high-rise towers to hit the market since the Great Recession.

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    Report: Regulations account for 40% of development costs

    NIMBY opposition, a major driver of costs, adds an average of 5.6% to projects and delays them by an average of 7.4 months.

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    Housing activists work to move the needle on affordability

    In communities across the country, local groups aim to shed light on the housing crisis while fighting against the NIMBY movement.

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    How rising cap rates could put pressure on managers

    Owners could expect more from their managers as rapid property appreciation declines.

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    YIMBY: The making of a movement

    Yes, In My Backyard groups have formed in communities across the country to fight zoning and development practices that make housing less affordable.

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    Meet the YIMBYs

    Housing advocates are changing the affordability conversation by standing up for denser development.

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    Property managers deal with churn

    With more investors selling properties than in the past, operators learn to adjust.

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    Squeezing efficiency out of single-family rentals

    After rapid growth over the past couple of years, Pure still sees consolidation opportunities through technology.

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    Renters are staying in their apartments longer, paying more

    When residents renew their leases, they’re paying an average of 10.7% more, according to a new report.

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    Recession 'not inevitable,' Moody's says

    Executives considering changes to wages, prices and other critical points of business strategy must filter an unusual range of conflicting economic forecasts.

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    Rising interest rates could cause problems — but not how you'd think

    Higher borrowing costs could widen the expectation gap and strain certain multifamily owners, according to the founder of a Houston-based private equity firm.

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    Real estate pros ask: Are we headed into a recession?

    CRE experts break down the uncertain future of interest rates, fundamentals and economic conditions.

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    Developers, contractors go to great lengths to secure materials, appliances

    By buying early and taking other steps, contractors can have an apartment ready for move-in — despite the obstacles that logistics woes throw at them.

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    The last public student housing REIT goes private

    ACC will move out of the public markets and be backed by Blackstone as a private company.

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    Camden takes control of $2.1B portfolio

    By buying out its partner, the REIT adds to its wholly-owned portfolio with a heavy emphasis on Texas markets.

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    NJ developer relies on communication, planning to fight cost increases

    Rising interest rates add another complication to underwriting development.