Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of June 15, 2020

This week’s look at multifamily news points to promising investment opportunities with the reopening of businesses amidst signs of economic recovery. Arbor’s curated update provides insights about specific metros showing resilience, and the reasons behind their anticipated strength. First, Realtor.com explains how tech hubs are leading cities in recovery from COVID-19 losses. Next, RealPage takes [...]

By |2020-06-26T17:29:44+00:00June 19th, 2020|blog|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of June 8, 2020

The multifamily market continues to show positive signs for investment opportunities with this week’s highlights of industry news and information. The Mortgage Bank Association reviews the U.S. Census Bureau’s Rental Housing Finance Survey, which confirms the strength of the small multifamily market. The Urban Land Institute reports on the growing role of families in rental [...]

By |2020-06-18T20:53:23+00:00June 12th, 2020|blog|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of June 1, 2020

This week our review of industry news looks at the multifamily market including leasing, financing and construction. In an episode on “The Urban Lab” podcast, I had the opportunity to share thoughts with economist Sam Chandan on the outlook for multifamily. Next, RealPage analyzes the uptick in May lease signings. In the third article, Multi-Housing [...]

By |2020-06-17T13:17:04+00:00June 5th, 2020|blog|

Weekly Roundup Intro: Week of May 25, 2020

This week’s roundup continues to look at trends in the multifamily market, reviewing how COVID-19 has affected rent payments, pricing, operations and construction. We start with RealPage’s summary noting 93.3% of professionally managed apartment tenants paid rent as of May 27, according to the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC). Next, Multi-Housing News reports on the [...]

By |2020-06-01T22:41:53+00:00May 29th, 2020|blog|

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|