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Multifamily Sentiment Improves in the First Quarter of 2021

Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing increased in the first quarter of 2021, according to results from the Multifamily Market Survey (MMS) released today by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).  The MMS produces two major indices: the Multifamily Production Index (MPI) and the Multifamily Occupancy Index (MOI).  The MPI increased eight points to 51 in the… Read More ›

Multifamily Construction Sentiment Declines in Fourth Quarter

Builder and developer confidence in multifamily markets fell in the last quarter of 2020, according to the results of the National Association of Home Builders’ Multifamily Market Survey (MMS). The MMS produces two separate indices: The Multifamily Production Index (MPI), which fell 5 points to 43; and the Multifamily Vacancy Index (MVI), which edged down two points to 42, with… Read More ›

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 ›