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    New NMHC president wants to see middle-income housing tax credit for developers

    In a pivotal time for multifamily, Sharon Wilson Géno outlines the organization’s legislative priorities.

    By March 21, 2023
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    Bank failures cause uncertainty for contractors

    The collapses of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank could weaken this year’s outlook for commercial real estate and construction, an economist said.

    By Sebastian Obando • March 16, 2023
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    Failed Signature Bank had a deep reach in the NYC rental market

    The lender funded approximately 3,000 apartment buildings in the city, according to one source.

    By March 14, 2023
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    Senators urge DOJ to investigate RealPage

    The group of legislators recently wrapped up an investigation of the firm’s rent-setting software.

    By March 8, 2023
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    Tech sector layoffs, eviction concerns stymie Essex’s growth

    The REIT continues to make progress on its centralized property functions and revenue management system, it said during a recent earnings call.

    By Feb. 13, 2023
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    Report breaks down multifamily regulations by state

    A new whitepaper from Freddie Mac outlines requirements for tenant screening and eviction notices, among others.

    By Feb. 10, 2023
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    8 steps to starting an EV charging program

    Industry pros who have been around the block give their advice on installing electric vehicle infrastructure at multifamily properties.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • Feb. 10, 2023
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    California approves San Francisco’s plan to build 82,000 homes

    More than half the homes will be affordable units for low- and moderate-income households, helping the region meet its affordable housing goals.

    By Michael Brady • Feb. 3, 2023
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    Florida Republicans propose state rent control ban

    Senate Bill 102 would prohibit local rent controls and use tax incentives, gap financing and additional state funding to boost affordable housing.

    By Michael Brady • Feb. 2, 2023
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    2023 multifamily outlook roundup

    From financing to development, design to acquisitions, these will be the biggest topics and trends facing apartment pros this year.

    By Multifamily Dive Staff • Jan. 31, 2023
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    NYC to reform zoning to add housing in Midtown Manhattan

    Mayor Eric Adams also announced new funding to enforce tenant protection laws and expanded free broadband services for residents who live in public housing.

    By Danielle McLean • Jan. 31, 2023
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    White House looks into tenant screening practices, rent increases

    Federal agencies will examine topics such as background checks, credit reporting and anti-competitive information sharing.

    By Jan. 26, 2023
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    DC mayor sets goal of 15,000 new residents downtown within 5 years

    Mayor Muriel Bowser’s plan would ultimately add more than 100,000 new residents to downtown Washington, D.C., by converting office space into residential housing, but it calls for federal assistance as well.

    By Danielle McLean • Jan. 4, 2023
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    Massive win for multifamily solar in CPUC proceedings

    A massive window of opportunity for multifamily properties as the CPUC voted 5-0 on a decision to specifically exclude multifamily VNEM systems from the NEM 3.0 export rate changes due to key advocacy efforts from industry players.

    Dec. 19, 2022
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    Demand soars for EV charging at multifamily properties

    Infrastructure options and cost incentives have become more complex as the electric vehicle revolution gears up.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • Dec. 12, 2022
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    Multifamily owners on guard as violent crime surges in some areas

    Violence, burglaries and drug offenses have increased in many U.S. cities since the start of the pandemic. Here’s what managers need to know to keep their properties safe.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • Nov. 28, 2022
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    DOJ reportedly opens investigation into RealPage’s algorithm

    The inquiry from the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division comes after a letter from Democratic senators expressed concerns about recent allegations of “anticompetitive collusion.”

    By Nov. 28, 2022
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    Miami condo evacuated due to structural concerns

    A construction attorney said he expects to see more issues because many older oceanfront condominiums “are beginning to reach the end of their useful life.”

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • Nov. 10, 2022
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    Housing, economic issues could drive renters to the polls

    The gap between renter and buyer turnout for elections is shrinking as renters have become more politically engaged.

    By Nov. 2, 2022
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    Affordable housing spending is on the ballot in cities across the US

    Voters in cities and counties in California, Colorado, Florida, Montana, Texas and other states will consider spending measures this November that could provide new funding for affordable housing and related services.

    By Danielle McLean • Nov. 2, 2022
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    Renter protections are up for a vote in several US cities

    As the affordable housing crisis worsens, voters in several cities and counties will cast ballots on rent control policies and whether to provide free legal services to tenants facing eviction.

    By Danielle McLean • Oct. 26, 2022
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    Florida condo market braces for impact of new Surfside-inspired safety law

    Stricter inspections and reserve funding mandates could have “a significant chilling effect” in the Sunshine State and beyond as more associations are forced to sell older properties.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • Oct. 17, 2022
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    Landlords bear the burden of gun safety in their communities

    Most states leave tough decisions about the complicated issue of firearm restrictions to multifamily property owners.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • Oct. 11, 2022
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    Satisfaction with military housing drops among Army families

    Sixteen installations with privatized housing saw their satisfaction scores increase, while 26 saw declines.

    By Sept. 7, 2022
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    Interest rate increases throw cold water on the hot multifamily market

    In this four-part series, Multifamily Dive explores the ramifications of rising rates on the apartment sector and what they mean for the future of buying and selling properties.

    By Sept. 2, 2022