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  • Jul 22, 2019
  • John Salustri

Can the Market Address the US Household Imbalance?

The Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies has released its 2019 “State of the Nation’s Housing” report, which paints a composite good-news/bad-news scenario for the rental segment of the industry. The big question, of course, is, can the market address the diversity of demand equally for both the high-rollers and the cost-burdened?more

  • Jul 18, 2019
  • IREM

The 2019 IREM Global Summit Education Sessions Technology - Turning Problems into Innovation

Technology solves problems. That’s why we rely on it, and why it keeps evolving. Because we never run short of problems. IREM is offering two sessions, described below, at this year’s Global Summit to help real estate managers understand how new technologies can help them solve problems they encounter today, and how these advances will impact their future. more

  • Jul 16, 2019
  • Nancye Kirk

Vetting Technology Solutions: Challenging, But Well Worth the Effort

Evaluating and assessing technology options is a problem for everyone, even the tech companies themselves, according to panelist Riggs Kubiak, CEO and co-founder of Honest Buildings. With (by one count) over 3,000 companies to evaluate, it would be impossible for any single company—let alone any one person—to thoroughly know and understand the potential of every CRE solution. more

  • Jun 20, 2019
  • John Salustri

Discrimination, Apartment Size Squeeze Renting Families

Estimating the Gap in Affordable and Available Rental Units for Families. Affordability is still the Big Issue, of course. “Lack of affordable housing supply is one of the largest barriers for families seeking housing, particularly among those with low incomes,” says the report, citing research from the Urban Institute (as opposed to the ULI, or Urban Land Institute)more

  • Jun 14, 2019
  • IREM

Notable Firsts at the 2019 IREM Global Summit

The 2019 IREM Global Summit will be held Sept. 23-26 in San Francisco, for the first time this century. September is also the best time to visit San Francisco, with fewer crowds, warm weather and virtually no rain. Global Summit attendees will be kept busy from early in the morning until well into the evening, so you may want to extend your visit to explore the city’s beaches, neighborhoods, music, art and food scene. more