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Inside today's rental affordability crisis

The national average multifamily rent rose by almost 30% between January 2017 and October 2023. At the same time, elevated interest rates, insurance costs and other obstacles have made multifamily properties more expensive to maintain.

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  • Top legislative priorities for multifamily pros
  • Rising insurance costs could force apartment sales, threaten new development
  • Affordable operator debuts profit-sharing program at 2 Denver properties
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Davide Savenije Editor-in-Chief at Industry Dive.