Currently Reading

How Institutional Landlords Responded To Hurricane Harvey


How Institutional Landlords Responded To Hurricane Harvey

September 24, 2017

An entirely new asset class of large institutional landlords was put to the test by Hurricane Harvey. Two such companies, Starwood Waypoint and American Homes 4 Rent, collectively own about 6,000 single-family rental homes in the Houston area, and estimate that hundreds were severely damaged and their residents displaced. But both firms stepped up to the plate, letting the hardest-hit renters out of their leases and returning their security deposits, and dispatching crews the day after to start repairing damaged dwellings.

Read more

Related Stories

Government + Policy

5 Industry Issues the Election Could Shape

There are several pressing issues affecting the homebuilding industry right now, from labor force to the cost to build, and material shortages.…

New-Home Sales

New-Home Sales Begin to Dip in September

The growth rate of newly built single-family homes has begun to slow. According to the National Association of Home Builders, the 3.5% month-over-…

Building Materials

Shortages and Booming Builder Activity Push up OSB Prices

A once cheaper alternative to plywood is now the more expensive material. Bloomberg reports that OSB prices hit a record-high of $729 per thousand…


More in Category


Create an account

By creating an account, you agree to Pro Builder's terms of service and privacy policy.

Daily Feed Newsletter

Get Pro Builder in your inbox

Each day, Pro Builder's editors assemble the latest breaking industry news, hottest trends, and most relevant research, delivered to your inbox.

Save the stories you care about

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet lorem ipsum dolor sit amet lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.

The bookmark icon allows you to save any story to your account to read it later
Tap it once to save, and tap it again to unsave

It looks like you’re using an ad-blocker!

Pro Builder is an advertisting supported site and we noticed you have ad-blocking enabled in your browser. There are two ways you can keep reading:

Disable your ad-blocker
Disable now
Subscribe to Pro Builder
Already a member? Sign in
Become a Member

Subscribe to Pro Builder for unlimited access

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.