Rental Housing

Here you will find all of our articles with topics that cover rental housing.

A Generational Shift in the Making

The housing market is carving out a bottom and renters are slowly starting to purchase homes again. As shown below, the percentage of apartment REIT renters moving out to purchase a home rose last quarter. That said, the move-out to …

Apartments to Benefit the Most from 3.4 million Units of Pent-Up Housing Demand

We believe the apartment business is set to explode, with steadily rising rents and occupancy that will justify new construction. Here are the three primary reasons for the optimistic outlook: Pent-Up Demand: We recently calculated 3.4 million units of pent-up …

Apartments to Get a Double Dose of Demand: Jobs and Demographics

Rising Rents: Apartment conditions are improving around the country. Vacancies are falling, rents are rising. REIS reported that 77 of the 82 metro markets for which they collect data had positive first quarter absorption, 79 experienced an improved occupancy rate, …

The Apartment Market Has Room to Run

The stars are aligning for an apartment boom. Other than housing affordability, all signs are pointing to a surge in rentals. Tighter lending standards, a shortage of consumers with a down payment, and strong demographics all point to rentals as …