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Vacancies spike in Colony American Homes $514 million rental securitization

Delinquency rate increases 114%
Ben Lane
In total, the vacancy and delinquency rate by property count has risen nearly 81% in the last two months, from 4.7% in April to 8.5 in June.
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Key U.S. housing markets challenged by lack of multifamily builds

Data shows construction is in line nationwide, but Colorado could use more units
Kerri Ann Panchuk
A healthy apartment market balances demand against supply. With key U.S. housing markets running short on multifamily builds, a few areas, like Colorado, are suffering through rising rental prices and tighter market conditions for renters.
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America has a vacant housing problem

HousingWire Staff
As reports of inventory shortages keep appearing, the driver isn't entirely that investors are crowding out retail home purchasers -- as Trulia (TRLA) chief economist Jed Kolko notes in an article appearing at The Atlantic, vacancy rates are unusually high. Homes are intentionally being kept off the market.
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California home prices return to pre-recession levels

Vacancy rates remain elevated, squeezing affordability
Christina Mlynski
Broadly speaking, home price growth is pushing through despite environment headwinds such as rising interest rates, which is starting to impact the affordability of new mortgages.
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National vacancy rate edges up 8.3% in 3Q

HousingWire Staff
National vacancy rates slighty increased in the third quarter, hitting 8.3% for rental housing and 1.9% for homeowner housing.
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Homeownership drops to lowest level since 1995

The seasonally adjusted homeownership rate slipped to 65.1%, the lowest since the fourth quarter of 1995, the Commerce Department said.
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