AirBnB – Hotels Launch Campaign Battles

“A campaign, backed by the Hotel Association of New York City Inc. and the union that represents hotel workers, launched a 10-day, 30-second ad that links Airbnb’s short-term rentals to public security threats.”

The battle between hotels and Airbnb escalates in NYC

Atlanta Has Most Single Family Rental Homes

From Green Street Advisors report
The single-family rental (“SFR”) market comprises ~13% of all occupied housing and ~37% of the
total rental market.

“The Atlanta area had the highest concentration of rental homes owned by five of the largest single-family-home companies in June 2017”

Renting in Toronto is the “hardest it’s ever been”

Bloomberg news reports home prices have doubled since 2008 causing a shortage of rental units, even for those with excellent credit.

Apartments Under $1000/month Coming To Sacramento CA

“The 19J apartments at 19th and J streets will include a couple dozen “micro-units” with rents under $1,000…” designed for young people with modest paychecks

2000 Apartments Proposed for Newark NJ

Up to 2000 apartments, plus office and retail space are proposed for a failed baseball stadium site in challenged Newark NJ.