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Multifamily Market Sentiment Improves in the Third Quarter

Confidence in the multifamily housing market continued to recover from its 1st quarter trough, with the Multifamily Production Index (MPI) rising to 48 in the third quarter (up from 37 in the second quarter and 27 in the first quarter), according to the National Association of Homebuilders’ Multifamily Market Survey (MMS) (Figure 1). Meanwhile, the Multifamily Vacancy Index (MVI) decreased… Read More ›

Multifamily Builder and Developer Confidence Unchanged in Fourth Quarter

Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing remained unchanged in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to results from the National Association of Home Builders’ Multifamily Market Survey (MMS). The MMS produces two separate indices: The Multifamily Production Index (MPI) which remained even at 49 (Figure 1), and the Multifamily Vacancy Index (MVI) which also remained unchanged at 40… Read More ›