Online Apartment Finder Reports Spike in Traffic and its affiliate sites (including and report a 65 percent increase in traffic during August 2010 compared with the same month in 2009, according to the company, which specializes in providing information to apartment seekers.

With Renting Season Upon Us Offers Tips for Finding the Right Home

Chicago–The pool of apartment leasers is growing and it consists not only of those who rent for financial reasons but, as concluded in a recent survey, those who prefer to rent in order to live in neighborhoods that would be inaccessible to them as homebuyers.

NHC Urges Congress to Ensure Stable Supply of MF Housing

Washington, D.C.–The National Housing Conference (NHC) has issued a policy statement underscoring the importance of the nation’s multifamily housing finance system.

Korman Communities to Invest $300M Per-Market to Expand its Luxury Flexible-Stay Brand

New York–Korman Communities has announced that it will enhance its AKA residences collection by eight to 12 properties over the next five years.

Seniors Housing Starts Plunge: NIC

Annapolis, Md.–For the year-long period ending March 31, 2010, seniors housing starts, including senior apartments, were down 32 percent nationwide from the same period a year earlier.

MHN Interview with Ron Reitz: Read Insurance Policy and Have Plan before Disaster

Reitz talks to MHN about the basics of property insurance and what apartment owners need to keep in mind while choosing an insurance policy.

Condo Sales See Slight Uptick in August

Washington, D.C.–The sales of existing U.S. condominiums and co-ops gained some traction in August, according to the National Association of Realtors, but only as a modest uptick.

Apartments Lead the Commercial Real Estate Pack in Recovery

New York–Apartment properties have been the first kind of commercial real estate to show signs of genuine recovery this year, and the outlook is even better.

More People Are Now Renting By Choice

Chicago–According to a new survey conducted by, a notable percentage of people actively looking to lease in today’s apartment market are not hunting because they have to rent but because they want to rent.

SPECIAL REPORT: Student Housing is the Flavor of the Season

Washington D.C.–Day one of the National Multi Housing Council’s (NMHC) Student Housing Conference in Washington, D.C., saw a range of presenters on various topics speaking fairly optimistically about the industry’s current and future prospects.