Category Archives: Rents

Report Dropping Apartment Occupancy, but Rents Continue to Grow

New apartment properties completed in late 2016 and early 2017 are scrambling to land their initial residents. Rental housing occupancy is dropping, especially in the high-end apartment product niche, as a sizable wave of new buildings came on stream in … Continue reading

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The Features That Are Increasing Your Rent

Picking the right apartment is an important life decision. For most, that means finding the right balance between location, space, and affordability. As housing continues to take up more and more of the average American’s income, understanding the value you’re … Continue reading

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Apartment Demand, Rent Growth Stay Strong

“The apartment sector’s winning streak has run seven full years so far,” Willett says. RICHARDSON, TX—“Rent growth doesn’t have to reach best-ever readings to be strong,” says Greg Willett, chief economist at RealPage. The firm said Tuesday that while rent … Continue reading

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It’s Coming: Preparing for the Rent Plateau or Decline

Inevitably, the sizzling apartment market occupancy rate had to cool off at some point. That time might be just around the corner. According to a recent report by the National Multifamily Housing Council, rent softening is already underway in a … Continue reading

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AMLI Residential Launches Organic Edible Gardens

AMLI Residential is bringing all the benefits of farmers markets right to its renters’ backyards. The Chicago-based developer and manager has partnered with The Organic Gardener, a locally based company that develops custom organic edible gardens, to introduce gardens with … Continue reading

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Houston apartment rents are down, but not for everyone

Photo: Katherine Feser, Houston Chronicle An apartment project on South Braeswood just inside Loop 610, is one of many complexes under construction in the Houston area. The glut of new apartments is dragging down average rents in Houston, with rent … Continue reading

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Multifamily Rent Growth More Sustainable In The Midwest

CHICAGO—The multifamily market has been incredibly robust across much of the US for years, including the Midwest. But there are significant differences between the coastal markets such as San Francisco and New York, where sky-high rents have driven sales prices … Continue reading

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