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August 15, 2022

Higher-Income, Suburban Neighborhoods More Likely to Be Rental Deserts

A report published by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, “Rental Deserts Perpetuate Socioeconomic and Racial Segregation,” examines the composition of “rental deserts” –  neighborhoods where less than one-fifth of the housing stock is occupied by or available to renters. The…

August 8, 2022

Study Finds Households in Multifamily Rental Housing Face Greatest Heat Risk

Heat is the leading cause of weather-related death in the United States. A new paper published in Housing Policy Debate, “Housing and Urban Heat: Assessing Risk Disparities,” finds that households in single-family homes face the least heat risk, while households in market-rate multifamily housing…

February 28, 2022

Investors Buy Record Share of Homes in 2021, Increasing Rental Prices

A new report by Redfin, “Real Estate Investors Are Buying a Record Share of U.S. Homes,” finds that investors bought 18.4% of all homes sold during the fourth quarter of 2021 – the highest ever share of homes purchased by investors. More than 80,000 homes were purchased by investors in the second,…