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Build to Rent

Single-Family Build-to-Rent Sector Remains Resilient Against Rate Hikes

Single-family BTR starts declined slightly during the second quarter, but the sector is rapidly expanding

New-Home Sales

New Builds Make Up One-Third of Total Market Share

Newly built homes accounted for more than a third of all single-family homes for sale in the U.S. during the second quarter of 2023

Single-Family Homes

US Homes Are Smaller Than a Decade Ago, but Price Per Square Foot Is Higher

The average U.S. single-family home sold in 2022 was slightly smaller than the typical home sold in 2012, but the cost per square foot was significantly higher

Market Data + Trends

Fannie Mae Raises Its Forecasts for Single-Family Housing Starts and Mortgage Originations

Fannie Mae upgraded its single-family housing starts forecast for 2023 by 72,000 units and its 2023 forecast for mortgage originations from $1.59 trillion to $1.62 trillion

Single-Family Homes

Insights Into Investor Activity in the Single-Family Rental Market

Examining investor activity in the SFR market over the past 20 years reveals some trends and truths, including how rental property investors are affecting affordability

Education + Training

Michigan High School Students Complete Fourth Single-Family Build

Over 40 students from Monroe High School worked on a yearlong project to build a 2,000-square-foot home

Single-Family Homes

Supply-Chain Roadblocks Led to Longer Build Times in 2022

Single-family homes took longer to complete in 2022 due to persistent supply-chain issues and labor shortages

Market Data + Trends

What Will It Take to Resolve a Housing Deficit of 4.3 Million Homes?

Household formation continues to outpace new-home construction, but home builders alone can't resolve the nation's widening housing deficit 

New-Construction Projects

Single-Family Construction Accelerates in May

Home builders report increased demand for new construction as home sellers pull back from the for-sale market

Housing Markets

Starter Homes Are Becoming Increasingly Unaffordable, Even in Secondary Markets

Entry-level housing has never been so expensive, especially in secondary cities where renters could comfortably make a move toward homeownership pre-pandemic


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