Tag Archive for ‘rental properties’

Metro Areas Trail Lower Density Markets for Apartment Construction Growth

In the first quarter of 2022, multifamily home building showed greater growth across all regional markets compared to the first quarter of 2021, per the NAHB’s Home Building Geography Index (HBGI). Apartment construction far outpaced single-family building in all regional geographies but especially in lower density markets1. Low rental vacancy rates and rising rents gave multifamily developers confidence to continue… Read More ›

Examining Rental Housing in the US: Debt & Financing Characteristics

The Rental Housing Finance Survey (RHFS) released by the U.S. Census Bureau contains useful information on rental housing in the US. The RHFS provides measures of financial, mortgage, and property characteristics of rental properties in the US on a current and continuous basis. This post specifically looks at the debt and financing characteristics of rental housing from the 2018 RHFS… Read More ›

Examining Rental Housing in the US

Using the 2018 Rental Housing Finance Survey (RHFS) published by the US Census Bureau, this post examines the characteristics of rental housing in the United States. The RHFS provides measures of financial, mortgage, and property characteristics of rental properties in the US on a current and continuous basis.[1] General Characteristics The 2018 RHFS survey shows that there are 19,955,000 rental… Read More ›