Effective rent growth dropped below 5 percent for the first time since January, but numbers remain higher than previous October metrics. Occupancy rates saw a similar dip but also are up year over year. We highlight top-performing markets.
Incorporating trendy decor styles can make common areas and open houses seem fresher and more up to date. Check out this recent data analysis based on fabric sales to see what’s most popular in your area.
Portland’s city council recently enacted measures that would require 90 days' advance notice for evictions without cause and rent increases of more than 5 percent. Local landlords argue that such provisions are tantamount to rent control, which is against state law.
Costs for basic construction materials such as steel, aluminum and wood are down. But in the wake of the real estate bubble bursting, many skilled laborers have moved on to new industries or have retired, leaving a shortage of workers and higher labor costs.
The once-hot Houston market appears to be softening amid languishing job growth as Class A apartments provide more frequent concessions and more supply comes online. See what to expect for the year ahead.
Technology and resources are becoming more readily available to help consumers practice more eco-conscious lifestyles. But which habits are they actually adopting, and how much is that affecting energy consumption?
More than 9,200 industry professionals will descend upon the 2016 NAA Education Conference & Exposition, June 15–18, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Will you be one of them? Sign up now to secure your spot for housing and access to the expo, as well as educational sessions and the opportunity to earn continuing-education credits.
Join fellow student housing professionals for seminars focusing on turning apartments efficiently, creating powerful housing brands, marketing to Generation Z and more in February at the 2016 NAA Student Housing Conference & Exposition in Chicago. Sign up today to save $300.
Learn lobbying tips and best practices at the 2016 NAA Capitol Conference, March 8, 2016, and put those skills into practice the following day during the National Apartment Association’s lobby day. NAA aims to reach all 535 voting congressional offices, so come lend your support.
Even if you weren’t able to attend the MAXIMIZE: 2015 Multifamily Asset Management Conference, you can still access great content from the event. Presentations and handouts are now available on the NAA website, as is a Facebook album of conference images.