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To improve rent collection, it is crucial to sidestep traditional concessions and get residents on board with technologies to help.

The Changing Economy and Its Impact on Rent Collection

In the current economy with its impact on rent collection, it is crucial to sidestep traditional concessions and get residents on board with technologies that align with multiple business objectives. By Andrew Ruhland Rents are stagnant,...
More and more Americans are renters by choice as the modern American Dream involves renting rather than the desire to own a home.

For Many, The Modern American Dream Involves Renting

More and more Americans are renters by choice as the modern American Dream involves renting rather than the desire to own a home. By Virginia Love While the American Dream might have included various components throughout...
How to avoid the pitfalls of centralizing multifamily operations involves putting in place strategies to keep some personal touch

How To Avoid The Pitfalls Of Centralizing Multifamily Operations

How to avoid the pitfalls of centralizing multifamily operations involves putting in place strategies to keep some personal touch in place plus risk mitigation. By Mike Branam  Multifamily property managers are increasingly turning to centralization as...
The median rent in Salt Lake City rose by 0.4% over the course of March, as Salt Lake City rent growth in 2024 is pacing similar to last year

Salt Lake City Rents Up Slightly In March

The median rent in Salt Lake City rose by 0.4% over the course of March, as Salt Lake City rent growth in 2024 is pacing similar to last year, according to the Apartment List...

Rental Market Begins To Pull Out Of Slow Season

National rent prices ticked up 0.6% in March, the second consecutive monthly increase following six straight months of rent declines, as the rental market begins to pull out of the slow season, Apartment List...
4 reasons Small move sizes by renters are predicted to grow in 2024 mostly because the ratio of rental moves and homeowner moves changed.

4 Reasons Small Move Sizes Are Predicted to Grow in 2024

Small move sizes by renters are predicted to grow in 2024 mostly because the ratio of rental moves and homeowner moves changed. By Jessica Share A full 50% of moves in 2024 will be renters with...
Rent Stabilization Is Just Another Word For Rent Control

Rent Stabilization Is Just Another Word For Rent Control

Advocates are trying to rebrand rent control with the words “rent stabilization,” but it is the same policy with a different name, Jason Sorens writes in an article in the American Institute For Economic...
The national rental rates for both one and two-bedrooms are up on a monthly basis for the first time in 6 months

National Rental Rates Up For First Time In 6 Months

The national rental rates for both one and two-bedrooms are up on a monthly basis for the first time in 6 months, according to a new Zumper report, which mirrors other predictions of rents...
a resource for rental housing applicants and tenants about their rights under federal laws related to tenant background checks

Tenant Background Checks and Your Rights

The Justice Department, Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) jointly published a resource for rental housing applicants and tenants about their rights under...
In a research bulletin, Yardi Matrix says maturing debt of multifamily loans coming due may test the strength of the multifamily industry

Multifamily Loans Coming Due May Be a Challenge

In a multifamily research bulletin, Yardi Matrix says maturing debt of multifamily loans coming due may test the strength of the multifamily industry. Higher mortgage rates, lower property values and tightening bank credit will challenge...