Generation Renter: Why the Multifamily Pipeline is So Promising

After the historic rental housing bull run of the 2010s and the early 2020s, the open question is: can it maintain this momentum over the next cycle? While the answer is highly debatable, trends in demographics, preferences, and market conditions show the presence of significant tailwinds that will continue to propel investment prospects forward. Chandan Economics, Arbor’s research partner, analyzed historical data from the U.S. Census Bureau to project how Generation Z could impact the future of the rental housing market.


Seven Things Multifamily Owners Need to Know About Insurance in 2023

Did you know that insurance costs for owners, operators, and developers of rental housing have climbed by an average of 26% over the last year? Rising interest rates and other economic headwinds make 2023 different than other years. If you need to acquire or renew rental property insurance, there are a few things you should know.


HUD Removes Cap on LIHTC Loans to Encourage Larger-Sized Affordable Investment

Last month, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the removal of the $25 million loan amount cap for transactions under the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Pilot Program. Heralded as a massive win for affordable housing, this opens the door to more investment in a sector where tenant demand outweighs available supply.


Hidden Benefits of Working with an ESG-Minded CRE Organization

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) programs do more for a company than meets the eye. This emerging framework, which reimagines how corporations interact with the world around them, can boost profitability and valuation. But did you know ESG programs also provide lesser-known benefits that are equally valuable to investors and other stakeholders?


Utah Attracts Growing Number of Young, High-Income Renters

Utah is quietly having a moment. Already a national leader in natural population increase and state-level population growth, its nexus of metros, including Salt Lake City, Provo, and Ogden, has attracted increasing numbers of young, high-income renters due to its affordability, robust labor market, and exciting outdoor activities.


Arbor Plants a Tree, Symbolizing Our Strength, to Mark Three Anniversaries

Forty years ago, Ivan Kaufman, a first-year law student at Hofstra, planted the roots of what would become Arbor Realty Trust. To commemorate the company’s founding and growth, a group of employees planted an Eastern Red Cedar tree, a symbol of strength and resilience, at Tanglewood Preserve in Rockville Centre, NY, this week.


Matt Maison
Matt Maison, VP, Director of Research for Arbor, is an experienced commercial real estate analyst and thought leader. His focus is on multifamily markets and the economy. Formerly, he led CBRE’s Manhattan research team, and was the Director of Corporate research at Newmark Grubb Knight Frank. Prior to joining the real estate industry, Matt worked in the field of biotechnology.


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