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Urban Institute Calls for Assistance for Renters

COVID-19 poses a great threat to public health and, with widespread business shutdowns, to the health of the economy. These effects hit employees of location-dependent businesses the hardest, including entertainment, travel, retail, and manufacturing businesses. And many of these employees are hourly workers who are more likely to be renters. Read More

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National Rental Home Council Members Respond to Tennessee Tornadoes

In the aftermath of the recent Tennessee tornadoes, the National Rental Home Council (NRHC) shared the following update on the preparedness and response efforts undertaken by member companies, owners and operators of single-family rental homes, and the vendors and service providers that support our industry.

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SFRs and the Great Recession

New research from the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank shows SRF companies brought needed liquidity and capital to housing markets following the Great Recession – without negatively impacting rents or evictions.

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Research shows homeownership not impacted by single-family rentals.

Recent research shows that the rate of homeownership in the United States has increased from 63.1% to 64.8% from 2016 through 2019. During this period of rising homeownership the vacancy rate for single-family rentals has fallen to a low of 5.2%. As NRHC has pointed out, homeownership and single-family rentals are not counter-cyclical – a … Continued

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NRHC Leadership Team meets with HUD Secretary Ben Carson

On Wednesday, February 26, 2020, Dallas Tanner, CEO, Invitation Homes and David Howard, Executive Director, NRHC, met with HUD Secretary Ben Carson to discuss the state of the SFR industry, and HUD’s role in SFR and the overall housing market.

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One week away: Release of NRHC/John Burns Single-Family Rental Market Index

We’re just one week away from the release of the report we teased earlier this month, and we can now share more about. The new resource will be the NRHC/John Burns Single-Family Rental Market Index (SFRMI), a quarterly snapshot of market sentiment for the SFR industry across the U.S. The SFRMI is a first-of-its-kind resource, … Continued

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