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  • NAHB: Multifamily developers weighed down by affordability challenges

    Multifamily Vacancy Index reaches 8-year high
    Multifamily developers’ confidence showed signs of weakness in the third quarter of 2018, attributed to mounting affordability and inventory concerns. One expert said Q3's MPI is another signal to policymakers that they should be paying more attention to housing market conditions as interest rates increase.
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  • Apartment List: Housing legislation can't make it through Congress

    Out of 10,222 bills introduced so far this term, only 115 had to do with housing
    Out of the 10,222 bills introduced so far in the 115th Congress, only 115 of those had to do with housing and of those 115, not a one made it to the Oval Office. According to a report from Apartment List, despite growing national concern regarding the housing affordability crisis, what few potential solutions are being put forth, can’t make through Congress because they are not a priority.
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  • Multifamily industry takes Capitol Hill for regulatory reform

    NMHC, NAA, and industry heads met with Congress seeking regulatory, affordable housing crisis solutions
    Multifamily industry heads met with Congress to hash out regulatory burdens and affordability last week. The National Multifamily Housing Council, National Apartment Association, Gables Residential CEO Sue Ansel and others gathered on Capitol Hill to seek solutions to regulatory burdens imposed at the local, state and federal levels as well as potential solutions for the housing shortage that is fueling the affordability crisis.
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  • NIMBYism is depressing multifamily developers

    “Not In My Backyard” is keeping some developers from building
    Multifamily developers’ confidence in the health of the market fell over the last few months, thanks to a combination of factors, including the threat of rising construction costs due to tariffs and NIMBYism standing in the way of new multifamily developments getting off the ground.
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  • Fisticuffs in Beverly Hills: Mom-and-pop multifamily vs. regulations

    The Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles is challenging Beverly Hills in court
    The Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Beverly Hills on behalf of apartment tenants and owners seeking relief from the city’s Rent Stabilization Ordinance. The crux of the case is what the plaintiffs feel is an unnecessary regulatory burden on mom-and-pop owner/operators.
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