New research by Freddie Mac reveals that despite growing economic confidence among renters, affordability remains dominant in driving renter behavior. More
Affordability and changing attitudes towards renting are playing a significant role in the growing demand for rental housing, according to the latest edition of... More
A new survey shows a majority of multifamily industry participants expect the rental housing market will continue to grow; however, some are less optimistic about the... More
More renters are optimistic about their financial situations, expect to stay where they are even if their rents increased, and expect to rent their next home. Seven in 10 renters would... More
More renters are worried about rising utility bills than rising rents and nearly half of renters surveyed say they are willing to pay more for rental properties with cost-saving water and... More
Baby Boomers and others aged 55 or older, including several million current homeowners, expect to move to rental units according to the first Freddie Mac 55+ Survey of housing... More
Opinions, estimates, forecasts and other views contained in this document are those of Freddie Mac's Economic & Housing Research group, do not necessarily represent the views of Freddie Mac or its management, should not be construed as indicating Freddie Mac's business prospects or expected results, and are subject to change without notice. Although the Economic & Housing Research group attempts to provide reliable, useful information, it does not guarantee that the information is accurate, current or suitable for any particular purpose. The information is therefore provided on an “as is” basis, with no warranties of any kind whatsoever. Information from this document may be used with proper attribution. Alteration of this document is strictly prohibited. ©2018 by Freddie Mac.