AmeriCatalyst 2014: RENTING, THE FUTURE is an invitation-only, senior level peer-to-peer think tank focused on major issues in the Single-Family Rental and residential real estate sector. The event immediately follows AmeriCatalyst 2014: TIGHTROPE, which brings together the Who's Who of the housing finance industry. Together, both events cover the entire housing finance and residential real estate lifecycle featuring industry leaders in a uniquely candid and compelling dialogue.
Some of our 2016 award winners have worked their way up in traditional mortgage companies, while others started their own businesses. They have made their mark in marketing, technology, economics, compliance, asset management, operations and business development.
According to Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, the supply gap in 2015 was 400,000 units. Of course, that leads to price inflation on rental rates for existing units as well as driving developers to build. But today’s construction isn’t necessarily providing for all of tomorrow’s renters.
The solutions that offer so much promise also open up the possibility of 24/7 availability. The mission of many in our industry is satisfying consumer demand, and understandably so. But we should be careful. Sometimes consumers are ridiculous and unreasonable. Sometimes meeting their demands comes at too high a price.