US Rental Vacancy & Multifamily Completion Data Updated

For 2012, the US rental vacancy rate was below 9.0% for the first time since 2002, at 8.7% according to the US Census Bureau. This is down from 9.5% in 2011. For more details, visit our rental vacancy page to get rental vacancy by structure type and geographical area, including maps of rental vacancy by …

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Recent Mover Renters – American Housing Survey 2009 – Neighborhood Selection

In Part I of this series, we focused on an overview of recent mover renters from the 2009 American Housing Survey and their previous units. In Part II, we focused on why renters left their previous units. In Part III, we examine why renters have chosen their new neighborhood. Reasons for Choosing Neighborhood Renters are most …

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Housing Continuum III – Mid-Range Multifamily/Rental

Link to previous articles: Part I – Introducing the Housing Continuum Part II – Entry-Level Multifamily/Rentals This article is the third in a series examining the housing market dynamics represented by what we call “The Housing Continuum”, as illustrated in the chart above.  The first article introduced the Housing Continuum concept.  The second article described …

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