Coronavirus blamed for biggest rent slowdown in 5 years

Rent prices slowed more than they had in at least five years when the coronavirus pandemic hit, according to the April Zillow Real Estate Market Report. But the for-sale market continues to heat up after a slower early April. Rent prices had been chugging along at a remarkably stable pace since 2018, with the growth

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US rents rise again for 9th successive month

U.S. rent values continued their growth streak, accelerating for the ninth-straight month, according to Zillow’s latest Real Estate Market Report. The median U.S. rent rose 3% on an annual basis to $1,483, with Las Vegas (up 10%), Phoenix (up 8.4%) and Orlando (up 7.4%) seeing the largest year-over-year growth. Rents are up year-over-year in 49

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Rents have fallen on an annual basis for the first time in 6 years

Rents declined nationwide on an annual basis for the first time in more than six years.
The median U.S. rent is $1,440, according

Experts call on landlords to refrain from increasing rents

The reduced number of rental vacancies available, combined with strong demand for such properties, could tempt landlords to increase their rents even more. However, housing experts are advising landlords against doing so, saying that any further hikes would overburden tenants, many of whom are already struggling to keep up with the costs. The largest landlord

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RentCafe reveals the most expensive – and most affordable – ZIP codes for renters

Rental listings and news site RentCafe has just released the 2018 edition of its Top 50 Most Expensive ZIP Codes for Renters report,

Almost one third of U.S. households “cost-burdended” due to rising home prices

The number of “cost-burdened” Americans who’re struggling due to housing costs has risen to almost 14 million households within the last 30 years.

Apartment Rentals are Evolving to High Levels

A recent analysis report issued by Morningstar Credit Ratings sheds insights about developments and trends in the multi-family (mostly apartments) segment of residential housing. The highlighted information focuses on

Freddie Mac entices landlords to keep their properties affordable

Freddie Mac is launching a new initiative that will see it provide low-cost loans to owners of multifamily properties in order to help them keep their rents affordable for middle class families

Rental price growth accelerates as New Year beckons

After growing at a relatively slow pace for much of the 2017, rental prices have started to tick back up again, driven mainly by an increase in single-family rental prices, according to the November Zillow Real Estate Market Report.

Rising rents lead to growth in homeless population, Zillow study finds

Rising rents in the nation’s booming urban areas are creating crisis levels of homelessness that will continue or even accelerate as rents rise

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