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New Arizona law removes citywide Airbnb restrictions

Municipalities can no longer restrict short-term rentals
Airbnb and other short-term rental websites could soon become more popular in the state of Arizona thanks to a new law that took effect on January 1. According to a report from the Arizona Daily Sun, the state’s new laws stipulate that cities, towns, and counties cannot put any restrictions on short-term rentals “simply because the property is not classified as a hotel.”
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Altisource Residential doubles single-family rental portfolio with $652 million deal

Agrees to buy 4,262 rental homes
When Altisource Residential said last year that it planned to grow its portfolio of single-family rental homes by 900% – from 2,516 to more than 25,000 – over the next few years, the company apparently wasn’t kidding. Altisource said Friday that it is buying a portfolio of 4,262 single-family rental properties for an aggregate purchase price of $652.3 million, a deal that more than doubles Altisource’s rental holdings.
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Hillary Clinton unveils sweeping economic agenda, including major housing reforms

Announces $25 billion housing investment program
With the 2016 presidential election inching closer at a seemingly glacial pace, one issue that many of the main candidates have neglected to address is housing and its impact on the country’s economy. But it appears that is about to change as Hillary Clinton, the Democratic hopeful and former Secretary of State, recently announced a sweeping economic agenda that includes some major housing reforms.
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KBRA: Rent-to-own properties problematic arena for investors

Let’s tap the brakes on the whole 'future of housing' thing
A recent report from Moody's highlighted the benefits for consumers and investors that stem from Home Partners of America’s rent-to-own program, but a new report from Kroll Bond Rating Agency throws a wet blanket onto anyone who posited that rent-to-own could be the “future of housing.”
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Is rent-to-own the future of housing?

Home Partners of America’s first securitization offers glimpse at new buying option
With rising rents making it more difficult for many to even save the 3% down payment they’d now need to buy a home, a new option is emerging as an avenue for consumers to live in the home they want and save money to buy it at the same time – rent-to-own.
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American Homes 4 Rent announces merger with American Residential Properties

Two of the fastest-growing companies in housing form SFR monolith
In a move that will create the largest publicly traded single-family rental home company, American Homes 4 Rent announced Thursday that it will merge with American Residential Properties. The merger will increase American Homes 4 Rent’s total single-family rental portfolio to 47,315 homes.
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