The pandemic has disrupted many aspects of life, and some of the most significant shifts have occurred in housing. A combination of factors could lead to high activity in some parts of the rental market while creating uncertainty or vulnerability in others.
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For decades, metropolitan areas throughout the U.S. have invested in high-density housing—building more apartment buildings, condos, and other multi-unit complexes.
Since the first major outbreak in March 2020, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have continued to unfold. One emerging trend is a drop in rent prices in select major metropolitan areas.
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Some cities have experienced much larger increases in rent, but income has not kept pace. The current economic downturn caused by the pandemic has made it even more difficult for many people to afford their rent payments each month.
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“The great demand comes from a situation we are all familiar with,” said Angela Fountain, an RRHA spokesperson. “Affordable housing is at a premium.”
Investment in single-family homes has been on the decline for several decades. However, migration shifts and urban density concerns brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic could reverse this trend in the future.
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