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Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of May 18, 2020

This week’s roundup assesses the impacts of COVID-19 on the multifamily market, including what has been happening with single-family rentals (SFRs) and rent collection. First, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reviews how elevated unemployment and weakened wage growth is expected to affect build for rent construction. It projects the SFRBFR market will likely [...]

By |2020-06-01T22:32:26+00:00May 22nd, 2020|blog|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of May 11, 2020

This week’s roundup highlights how COVID-19 is impacting metros and their multifamily markets differently, the decline of affordable rental housing, and what apartment investment opportunities might look like as a result of the coronavirus. First, Arbor’s Chatter blog provides an in-depth look on how the outbreak is affecting markets in different ways, with cities that [...]

By |2020-05-22T15:12:17+00:00May 15th, 2020|blog|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of May 4, 2020

This week’s roundup offers insights on multifamily leasing amid COVID-19, apartment retention trends and the small multifamily sector’s performance in the first quarter. First, NREI reports on the innovative ways apartment owners are showing apartments during the current pandemic in order to continue leasing up their units. Next, RealPage notes that tenant retention in April [...]

By |2020-05-14T22:45:37+00:00May 8th, 2020|blog|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of April 27, 2020

This week’s roundup highlights how the multifamily industry is preparing for life after quarantine, as well as COVID-19’s impact on single-family rental demand and renters’ behaviors. First, Multi-Housing News explores how various multifamily owners and operators are implementing changes at their properties as a result of the coronavirus, including their approaches to giving tours and [...]

By |2020-05-08T06:43:14+00:00May 1st, 2020|blog|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of April 20, 2020

This week’s roundup digs deeper into COVID-19 impacts on single-family rentals, apartment turnover and construction activity. First, NMHC provides an update to its Rent Payment Tracker, noting that 89% of households surveyed were able to pay full or partial rent by April 19. Next, NREI analyzes why the single-family rental sector is well positioned to [...]

By |2020-05-01T20:40:56+00:00April 24th, 2020|blog|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of April 13, 2020

This week’s roundup highlights rent payments, operational tips and supporting renters in the time of COVID-19. First, NMHC tracks how many renters were able to make rent payments in April, noting that over 80 percent of households in its survey paid full or partial rent by the middle of the month. Next, Arbor’s Chatter blog [...]

By |2020-04-23T17:25:09+00:00April 17th, 2020|blog|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of April 6, 2020

This week’s roundup takes a look at the potential impacts of COVID-19 on multifamily operations and residents, the apartment financing market, and pricing properties. First, Arbor’s Chatter blog releases its second in-depth piece on the coronavirus outbreak’s impact on how multifamily owners and managers run their buildings and communicate with residents. Next, National Association of [...]

By |2020-04-17T21:38:35+00:00April 10th, 2020|blog|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of March 31, 2020

This week’s roundup offers continuing coverage on the coronavirus (COVID-19), including how to reduce property exposure, tips for addressing concerns with residents, and how tech is playing a role for property managers and owners. First, NREI provides insights on what steps property owners should take if there are confirmed COVID-19 exposures at their buildings. Next, [...]

By |2020-04-10T18:07:54+00:00April 3rd, 2020|blog|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of March 23, 2020

This week’s roundup highlights several perspectives on the coronavirus (COVID-19), including potential economic and labor market impacts, how to communicate with residents, and multifamily investor sentiments. First, Arbor’s Chatter blog features a special report on COVID-19’s effect on the U.S. economy and job market, including model forecasts by Chandan Economics. Next, NMHC offers recommendations and [...]

By |2020-04-03T23:27:09+00:00March 27th, 2020|blog|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of March 16, 2020

This week’s roundup takes a special look at the coronavirus (COVID-19), including industry insights for property owners, managers and investors. First, National Apartment Association lists several ways that property managers can stay engaged with their residents while ‘social distancing’ policies are in place, including using technology to host events like online book clubs. Next, the [...]

By |2020-03-24T17:16:18+00:00March 23rd, 2020|blog|