Behaviors seem to be changing toward renting a home. The percentage of U.S. renter households has been rising, and survey respondents have expressed stronger preferences for renting.
Reflecting this shift, the multifamily rental housing market has enjoyed five straight years of growth. Signs point to more of it. Large numbers of new multifamily properties (with at least five apartments) are becoming available. Almost just as quickly in many areas, the apartments are being rented.
At Freddie Mac Multifamily’s Customer Conference, held recently in Chicago, more than 900 industry professionals explored the market’s growth from various angles.
Learn more: Read “Executive Perspectives” on why it’s multifamily’s time to shine and what went on at our conference.
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