Research

NAA Inflation Tracker: June 2022

CPI, Latest Release, May 2022   

By all measures – headline, core, monthly and annually – the May Consumer Price Index (CPI) came in hotter than expected. Headline CPI increased 8.5% …
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Affordability Watch Q1 2022

Executive Summary

U.S. households experienced a variety of challenges that affected affordability including housing shortages, delayed construction and housing cost increases that outpaced income…
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NAAEI Apartment Jobs Snapshot Q1 2022

The apartment industry continued its robust performance in Q1 2022. As a result of surging demand and occupancy rates, the demand for multifamily talent stood strong. In this edition of NAAEI’s…
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Spring 2022 Apartment Market Pulse

Another Eye-Popping Quarter for Apartments

U.S. Apartment Market

The apartment market sustained its growth trajectory in the first quarter of 2022 despite inflationary concerns and persistent…
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New Income/Expense IQ


The National Apartment Association (NAA) in partnership with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) is launching a new income and expenses analysis experience. Income/Expense IQ provides…
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2022 Apartment Housing Outlook

The delta variant of the coronavirus threw the U.S. economy for a loop during the third quarter, but by early December, signs that the recovery was back on track were broad-based. Job growth for the…
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Research Reflections

While Rent Was on The Rise In 2021, So Were Wages

The last quarter of 2021 recorded 9.9% year-over-year rent growth for the U.S on average. The uptick in rent prices…
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Built-to-Rent Fundamentals Beaming in Sun Belt Metros

Through steady returns and robust rent growth, built-to-rent (BTR) communities have become a major aspect of the single…
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Cities and Suburbs and the Gray Areas in Between

Although cities experienced a resurgence of population and apartment demand growth immediately following the recession,…
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