Tag: rising rents

What’s driving up rent prices?

In a year when people have yearned for a return to normal, the rental market has been anything but. Not only are rent prices...

Dispelling the myth of raising rents

Rents have increased across the nation over the past year, but whether that correlates to housing insecurity rates depends on geographic and socioeconomic conditions...

Rents rise with demand

Federal government stimulus payments and expanding payrolls are boosting savings, enabling building managers to lift rent prices on apartments and houses nationwide. A record-low...

Rising rents push Millennials to become homeowners

Forty-four percent of all respondents are looking for a three-bedroom home; 93 percent want at least two bathrooms Twenty-three percent of millennials reported...

Where rents still rise

A report on the 2017 national rental market, released by RENTCafe shows that rent increases in large cities (with a population of 600,000 or...

Is rising rent a myth? For many, incomes seem to be keeping up.

Most people paying attention to the cost of renting an apartment in the U.S. would tell you that prices have gotten out of hand. That’s...

The unexpected solution to America’s affordable housing crunch: the urban movement

The ones currently doing the kicking are the YIMBYs, a loosely allied collection of pro-development housing advocates whose name plays on the acronym NIMBY...

Affordable housing crunch moves inland to modest-sized U.S. cities

While soaring real estate prices and ludicrous rents have ceased being news in places called Pacific Heights or Park Slope, the dual tsunamis of...

A perfect affordable housing storm

Beyond the frightening amount of money the average renter pays the first of every month, the truly scary part of this situation is that...

How to profit from rising rents: build apartments

After six years of rising apartment rents, investors from all corners of the real estate industry are piling into new projects in a bet...

As rent skyrockets, more cities look to cap it

In Seattle, where activists say some renters complain their rent has increased by as much as 150 percent, two city council members hosted a...

The story of rising rents

“Across most markets, renters are paying a higher percentage of their incomes in rent,” says Luis Mejia, director of U.S. multifamily research with the...

Smaller cities led the way in rent increases in 2014

Nationwide, apartment rents rose an average of 3.6 percent last year, according to data from Reis Inc., a real-estate research firm. The increase pushed the...

Rentals continue to lead

There’s an under-supply of single-family houses and apartments to rent for the first time since 2001, according to an analysis by Frank Nothaft, chief...

Time to move

But the future of the government sponsored enterprises, or GSEs as they are more commonly called, is unlikely to be determined in 2014. Given the...

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