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    Sleeping pods: coming to a high-rent neighborhood near you?

    The controversial concept that’s catching on in California could be a dystopian fantasy or a solution to the country’s severe housing shortage.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • July 6, 2022
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    15% of Americans behind on rent payments

    1.2 million are at risk of eviction, according to the latest Census data, but market-rate property owners say their tenants aren’t feeling the pain – yet.

    By July 5, 2022
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    Is this the peak? Apartment rents hit all-time high as growth slows

    “Record numbers are never sustainable,” one multifamily market watcher said. 

    By June 28, 2022
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    Q&A

    Why one Houston-based owner decided to sell

    Swapnil Agarwal traded out of properties in his hometown but bought deals in other markets and asset classes.

    By June 28, 2022
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    After bottoming out, vacancies slowly tick up

    Despite more apartments being available, the market remains historically tight.

    By June 27, 2022
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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.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • June 24, 2022
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    Q&A

    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.

    By June 24, 2022
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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.

    By June 22, 2022
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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%.

    By June 21, 2022
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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.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • June 15, 2022
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    Q&A

    How rising cap rates could put pressure on managers

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

    By June 15, 2022
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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.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • June 13, 2022
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    Meet the YIMBYs

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

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • June 13, 2022
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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.

    By June 8, 2022
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    Q&A

    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.

    By June 7, 2022
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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.

    By June 7, 2022
  • Camden Property Trust's Camden Central in St. Petersburg, Florida
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    Camden sees all-time highs in same-store revenue growth

    Despite strong numbers, CEO Ric Campo worries about the economy.

    By May 31, 2022
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    RealPage reports 'most optimistic' student housing numbers in 4 years

    Record-high rent growth and a pre-leasing occupancy rebound point to increased demand following the pandemic.

    By May 27, 2022
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    Q&A

    Do rent-to-income ratios need to be rethought?

    One developer says increased interest rates and construction costs will make renting more expensive.

    By May 24, 2022
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    NAA members seek guidance on eviction notice legislation

    The federal 30-day-notice requirement for evictions continues nearly two years after the CARES Act expired.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • May 23, 2022
  • Northland recently bought The Maven, a fully leased 276-unit, garden-style community located in Suwanee, Georgia.
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    Northland zeros in on the Atlanta market

    While the Atlanta metro appeals to the Top 50 owner, it doesn’t think the risk is worth the reward in some other high-profile markets.

    By May 23, 2022
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    How the nation's fifth-largest manager is handling staffing issues

    FPI Management sees a recovery in some West Coast markets even as it grapples with labor challenges.

    By May 20, 2022
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    Inflation, supply and demand drive multifamily rents higher

    The national average asking rent rose in April, and rents are surging in all major markets.

    By May 17, 2022
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    How one investor chooses his markets

    Neil Schimmel avoids metros with investor-owned single-family housing and looks for owners that are from the area.

    By May 16, 2022
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    5 reasons why rents are rising at a record pace

    Inflation, demographic shifts and supply shortages have created a perfect storm of rent growth, economists say.

    By May 10, 2022