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Multifamily construction spending steady as single-family falls

The Census Bureau’s report on construction spending shows that the value of multifamily residential construction put in place in October was up 0.6 percent...

CoStar: multifamily property prices falling

CoStar reported that its value-weighted index of multifamily property prices was down 1.4 percent month-over-month in October, the fourth monthly decline in a row....
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Rents continue slide in November

The latest rent report from Apartment List shows that the national average rent growth in November remained negative for the third consecutive month. Rents...
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Job openings trend lower in October

The Job Openings and Labor Turnover (JOLT) report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) said that the number of job openings fell to...

Rent delinquencies nearly unchanged in Pulse Survey

The “Week 51” edition of the Census Bureau’s Pulse Survey shows that the portion of renters who are behind on their rent payments fell...
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Criminal background checks out in NYC?

A measure called the Fair Chance for Housing Act is under consideration by the New York City Council. It would ban the use of...
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Fannie Mae sees bigger housing slowdown coming

Fannie Mae’s November economic and housing forecasts predict that both multifamily and single-family housing starts will fall next year by more than they previously...

Multifamily property prices fall in October

The latest commercial property price report from MSCI Real Capital Analytics said that multifamily property prices fell 0.6 percent in October from their level...
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Multifamily housing construction activity falls slightly in October

The Census Bureau’s new residential construction report for October recorded slight declines in multifamily housing construction permits, starts and completions. However, none of the...

Multifamily developer confidence declines significantly in the Third Quarter

The prospects for continued high levels of multifamily development declined significantly in the third quarter, as did the prospects for continued high occupancy rates,...

Single-family housing contraction continues in October

Elevated mortgage rates, high construction costs for concrete and other building materials and weakening demand stemming from deteriorating affordability conditions continue to act as...
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Understanding Gen Z

A new survey from Freddie Mac examines the attitudes of Gen Z about money, renting and home ownership. The survey questioned 1739 people aged from...

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