Houston apartment demand rebounds in Q3

Demand for Houston-area apartments came roaring back in the third quarter after virus-related shutdowns kept renters out of the market during the first half of the year, a new report shows. Net leasing from July through September was up 10 percent over the same quarter last year, according to RealPage, a Richardson-based real estate data…

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Impacts of COVID-19 on the Apartment Rental Industry

According to a survey of more than 1,000 U.S. renters conducted by Entrata, many started the COVID-19 lockdown with virtually no savings and had to work with apartment management to defer or cancel rent payments. Many renters reported using their stimulus checks to keep a roof over their heads. The survey gives a unique view…

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D-FW apartment leasing surges after slowdown early in the pandemic

Dallas-Fort Worth’s apartment market turned its back on the pandemic with a surge in third-quarter leasing activity. Net apartment leasing in North Texas totaled almost 9,000 units — the most of any U.S. metro area, according to the latest survey by RealPage. Leasing more than doubled from the 3,832 net apartment total in the previous…

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Georgia woman among those challenging eviction ban in suit

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia woman is one of several property owners suing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over the CDC’s Sept. 1 moratorium on evictions. The case, filed earlier this month in federal court in Atlanta, alleges that the CDC order improperly denies…

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