Saturday, April 13, 2024

News And Trends

At News & Trends you will find trends in rents, real estate sales, apartment development, the economy at large and property management and investing industry matters.

Ask Landlord Hank: What Should We Do About A Hoarder?

Did You Know Hoarding Is A Disability Protected By Fair Housing?

Hoarding is a disability protected by Fair Housing Laws so the Grace Hill training tip this week focuses on this issue to help landlords who encounter this problem with tenants. By Ellen Clark People with a...

Apartment Water Conservation Focuses On Toilets For These Brothers

Apartment water conservation – which provides a quick return on investment for apartment owners and property managers – is the passion of two brothers who have become the toilet “property brothers” of the multifamily industry. By...
Governor Extends Oregon Foreclosure Moratorium to End Of The Year

Governor Kate Brown Signs Landmark Oregon Rent Control Bill

Governor Kate Brown has signed a landmark first-in-the-nation rent-control bill, SB 608, which she said which provides protections for renters related to no-cause evictions and rent increases. “This legislation will provide some immediate relief to...
Living With A Roommate Can Save Renters $515 A Month

Living With A Roommate Can Save Renters $515 A Month

Renters in the most expensive markets typically save the most by living with a roommate and renting a room in a shared home or apartment, according to a release from HotPads' first Rooms for...
High-Income Renters Are Fastest-Growing Housing Segment

High-Income Renters Are Fastest-Growing Housing Segment With Multifamily Leading

High-income renters are the fastest-growing housing segment in the United States, representing renters with six-figure incomes who choose to continue to rent rather than buy, according to new research from Apartment List. Across the United...
NMHC Multifamily Housing Quarterly Survey Shows Little Overall Change

NMHC Multifamily Housing Quarterly Survey Shows Little Overall Change

A majority of industry leaders cite tariffs as a cause of higher costs as a survey shows apartment market conditions were mixed in the National Multifamily Housing Council’s (NMHC) Quarterly Survey of Apartment Market...
Evictions: They Are Not The Terrible Landlords Fault

Washington State Bill Would Make Washington Evictions Harder For Landlords

Companion bills in the Washington State Senate, SB 5600, and the Washington House of Representatives, HB 1453, would support new tenant protections and make Washington evictions harder for landlords. The Senate bill would make a...
U.S. Multifamily Outlook Holds Strong and Shines Bright On Multifamily Landscape

U.S. Multifamily Outlook Holds Strong and Shines Bright On Multifamily Landscape

Multifamily-industry observers are optimistic that the sector will continue performing strongly and remain popular as an investment vehicle, according to a new multifamily outlook report from Yardi Matrix. “The National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) gathered in...
Creating A Civil And Respectful Workplace

Creating A Civil And Respectful Multifamily Workplace

The Grace Hill training tip this week focuses on the issue of creating a civil and respectful workplace in your multifamily business. By Ellen Clark Teams function better and employees are healthier and more engaged in a civil...
Seattle Rents Increased Over the Past Month

Seattle Rents Increased Over the Past Month

Seattle rents have remained flat over the past month; however, they are up slightly by 1.2% year-over-year, according to Apartment List. Currently, median rents in Seattle stand at $1,320 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,650...