America needs small apartment buildings. Nobody builds them.

Bloomberg highlighted research co-authored by Raphael Bostic  and Enterprise Community Partners which shows that average monthly rents in small to mid-sized apartment buildings are the most affordable nationwide, but these smaller apartment buildings are the least likely to be built. If this trend continues, the market for affordable housing will continue to dwindle. Zoning rules have developed to favor…

Study: Rent in San Diego to see steep rise by 2018

Apartment-dwellers in San Diego County can look forward to the highest projected rent increases in Southern California over the next two years, thanks to growing demand and low vacancy rates, according to a report [USC Casden Multifamily Forecast] released Tuesday….”Though multifamily construction permits are back to pre-recession levels and have provided some relief, population and…