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HUD awards $54.7 million in grants to expand rental development for low-income persons with...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced the award of over $54.7 million in capital advance and project rental assistance grants...

Suburban shift for home construction continues into third quarter

A trend of higher demand for housing in lower-density areas reported in the second quarter National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Home Building Geography Index (HBGI)...

Why housing demand will likely stay high for years to come

Low rates of household formation since the Great Recession have caused 5.7 million "missing" households, a new Zillow analysis finds. These missing households represent people...

NMHC and One11 Advisors release apartment industry technology benchmarking report

In a first-of-its-kind multifamily sector survey specifically examining technology, the NMHC/One11 Advisors Apartment Industry Technology Benchmarking Report is designed to establish an industry-wide baseline...

NAHB Chairman responds to reduction of lumber tariffs

Chuck Fowke, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from Tampa, Florida, issued the following statement after...

Multifamily construction sentiment showed improvement in third quarter

Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing increased in the third quarter, according to results from the Multifamily Market Survey (MMS) released by the National...

Slowdown ahead for multifamily housing construction?

The Census Bureau released its monthly new residential construction report for October 2020. It shows continuing weakness for multifamily housing construction permits and starts...

Looking ahead to 2021

Both CBRE and Yardi Martix have recently issued reports which discussed the prospects for the multifamily housing market in 2021. This article describes some...
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Construction materials prices up despite lumber price drop

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its producer price index report for October 2020. It showed that the BLS index of construction materials...

Multifamily outlook update for Fall 2020

Yardi Matrix recently presented their Fall 2020 Multifamily National Outlook webinar. It was a wide-ranging discussion of economic, medical, and cultural trends affecting multifamily...

NAA names 2020 Best Places to Work award winners

The National Apartment Association (NAA) has announced the winners of the 2020 NAA Best Places to Work award program, which identifies member organizations that...

Seniors housing sector begins to overcome COVID-19 challenges, CBRE survey finds

While senior housing will continue to be impacted over the near term as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, investors believe the sector has...

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