If rent control solved the workforce housing crisis, it would have been the law of the land long ago.
Overall, materials prices keep rising faster than inflation. But what’s worse is that prices for individual construction materials are unpredictable from month to month. The price of lumber and diesel fuel has fallen sharply, for now. But new policies from the U.S. government continue to jolt the markets, from possible sanctions on oil-producing countries like Venezuela to government tariffs on imported steel. Continue reading "Volatility in Construction Materials Pricing Is Putting Strain on Multifamily Developers"
Developers continue to crank out apartments by the thousands in downtown Chicago, but demand should be so strong that the market can handle it, according to a new forecast.
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In the current cycle, property fundamentals are strong enough to withstand a shock to the system.
Even if there is an economic downturn in the near future, the apartment sector is likely to hold up, according to industry experts. Continue reading "The U.S. Apartment Sector Would Continue to Remain Strong Even in a Recession"