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Needed: 4.6 million new apartments by 2030

The National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) has released the 2018 Consumer Housing Insights Survey, alongside an in-depth trends report, Disruption: How Demographics, Psychographics, and...

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The labor market continues to tighten as unemployment wobbled near a 45-year low last week leaving unemployment at the lowest level since January 1973. Last...

When buying a property goes very wrong

The only pre-demolition notice went to the former owner who lost the building to the city 18 years earlier in a tax sale. The...

Capitalizing on the apartment model

Howard Behr is back from Hyderabad, India, and he’s still talking about his 85-cent taxi ride. Behr, originally with NWP, Costa Mesa, Calif., and...

Net zero in a box

And so my obsession over Flex House, the newest concept-in-a-box (literally) which made its final on-tour appearance at CES in Vegas last month. Created...

NMHC: Apartment Strategies Outlook Conference

It remains to be seen how the recent rise in stock market volatility will impact the US economy which has been bolstered by rising...

Bright light, smarter brain

Paint, carpet and other surfaces link to human immune systems and more. The latest study out of Michigan says that dim light impacts the...

Will more of our residents die alone?

MHP recently ran a story on the ever-shrinking birth rate in the U.S. Analysts can only speculate on whether millennials are merely delaying having...

Are men better earners? Uber study says yes.

And to think, many speculated that the gig economy would favor women. This study is as clean as data comes. Uber matches riders with...

Do you have time for a call from a Mr. Bezos?

Are they talking about putting Amazon lockers on their properties? Yes. But that’s not all. Amazon‘s vision is far greater for apartment communities. Representatives...

Class warfare and how the Vietnam war finally ends

“He got rid of the intellectual elites,” said my guide. “Brutal—but I think it saved our country. I mean, consider what happens to a...

The power of 10

I was sitting in his office as he recounted the secret of life. It was 2005 and we spent the next two hours talking...

Stopping the cycle of poverty begins with housing

Terwilliger is chairman emeritus of Trammel Crow Residential Company and heralds a list of accomplishments that would fill this book. A quick primer for...

As the sun rises, so does opportunity

I believed her. In the mind of a child, life is simple. As it should be. It’s not as though anyone in that classroom, the...

Choose courage

(photo) Former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating and MHP Publisher Linda Hoffman at Tusker's Roadhouse in Cleveland, Ohio, in July. Keating sits on the executive...

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