Rental Market

Rent

U.S. Now Thoroughly Rent Burdened

Average U.S. rent burden reached 30 percent for the first time ever at the end of 2022, according to a recent analysis.

January 24, 2023 - Moody’s Analytics CRE

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More Research Needed to Understand the Rental Market

Large institutional investors are changing the realities of the U.S. rental housing market, but a lack of information makes it hard for cities to respond.

September 7, 2022 - Urban Institute

Brick apartment building with For Rent sign

Rents Likely To Stay High as Home Sales Market Cools

The Fed’s recent decision to raise interest rates is causing a slowdown in the housing market, but rents are poised to remain high as demand for rental housing continues to outpace supply.

July 13, 2022 - Bay Citizen via The New York Times

Rent

U.S. Rental Market Crosses a New Threshold of Affordability

In a first for the country's rental market, most U.S. apartments are asking for more than $2,000 to rent, according to data recently published by Redfin.

June 21, 2022 - Redfin

Market Street

Zoomers Breathing New Life Into Cities

Young renters are flocking to big cities with lucrative job markets and ample social amenities, belying the 'urban exodus' myth.

March 10, 2022 - RentCafé

Miami, Florida

Miami Housing More Expensive Than New York City, Report Says

New data shows stratospheric housing costs in cities not named New York.

February 20, 2022 - The Real Deal

Georgetown

D.C. Passes Short-Term Rental Regulations

The District of Columbia has approved final regulations for short-term rentals like Airbnb that limit rentals to owner-operated units and cap vacation rentals at 90 days.

December 9, 2021 - Urban Turf

Eviction Crisis

Dissecting the Eviction Crisis

Attention to the human and economic costs of evictions predate the pandemic, but the economic disruption of the past two years has increased the need for better tools to measure and respond to evictions.

November 29, 2021 - National League Of Cities

Apartment for Rent

U.S. Rents Spiking As More Renters Enter the Market

All of the nation's largest metro areas are experiencing sharp growth in costs and demand for rental housing, posing even more challenges for low-income renters.

October 11, 2021 - Bloomberg CityLab

Coronavirus

Landlords, Investors Lining Up to Evict Non-Paying Tenants

Rental housing is booming business, and some landlords and their investors see additional dollar signs in the potential to evict tenants protected by eviction moratoria up until this point in the pandemic.

August 30, 2021 - The Intercept

Texas Apartment Construction

Apartment Construction Ramps Up to Meet New Demand

It's unclear if or when the supply of entry level rental housing options will catch up with the demand, but some cities are building quickly.

August 26, 2021 - RentCafé

Rent

Tight For-Sale Market Leads to Record Price Spikes in the Rental Market

A supply-demand imbalance in the for-sale housing market will eventually spill into the rental market.

August 25, 2021 - Bloomberg BusinessWeek

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As Home Prices Rise, So Does the Number of Renters

The intense competition in today's housing market means more people might have to settle for rental housing.

May 16, 2021 - Vox

Tokyo Skyline

Japan's Rental Housing Market Defined by Land Scarcity, Earthquakes, Demographic Shifts

The island nation's housing market faces a discrepancy between existing stock and rapidly changing demographics.

May 9, 2021 - Brookings Institution

For Rent

As Luxury Rents Drop, Low-Income Tenants Pay More

With increasing pressure on the nation's supply of affordable housing, low- and middle-income renters are seeing their rents go up while higher-quality apartments drop prices to lure back remote workers.

March 29, 2021 - The Washington Post

Basement Apartment

Rents Rising Despite the Pandemic

The latest data from CoreLogic from December 2020 shows that despite headlining-grabbing rent declines in San Francisco and New York, some rents are continuing and even surpassing pre-pandemic trends.

February 23, 2021 - Inman News

Capitol

December Stimulus Comes Up Well Short of Solving the Eviction Crisis, Report Says

A research brief published recently by the Urban Institute provides insight into debt accruing among renters during the pandemic and what governments need to do to relieve the pressure.

January 27, 2021 - Urban Institute

Manhattan

New York Real Estate Market Shows First Signs of an Uneven Recovery

New data make it possible to trace outline of COVID-19's footprint on the Big Apple real estate market.

January 10, 2021 - The New York Times

Multi-Family Housing

How 2020 Changed the Rental Market

A new report by RentCafé reveals the extent of the pandemic's influence on the rental market—so far.

December 16, 2020 - RentCafé

College Students

What Generation Z Wants from the Rental Market

A new survey by RentCafé offers insights into the rental market preferences of Generation Z.

November 4, 2020 - RentCafé

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