MHN’s Coronavirus Coverage

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold across the U.S. and the world, Multi-Housing News is covering the crisis through daily news updates, features and expert advice to help inform and guide our readers through this unprecedented time.

Our latest coverage (updated daily):

$2T Stimulus Package Passes House

The federal package, now on its way to President Trump’s desk, includes provisions protecting both renters and owners.

Airbnb Launches Global Initiative for COVID-19 Responders

The program aims to offer 100,000 free rentals for front line relief workers.

What the $2T Stimulus Package Means for Multifamily

The bill, which will be voted on by the House on Friday, contains some direct and indirect benefits for apartment owners and operators.

How to Handle Coronavirus-Related Rent Issues

Owners, managers and the industry’s top trade associations stress working with residents if they have lost wages due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus Relief Package Awaits Final Approval

The $2 trillion stimulus includes multiple provisions that could aid renters and multifamily companies.

Senior Housing Industry Tells Investors: “Don’t Panic”

While senior housing REITs are getting pummeled as investors pull back, fundamentals remain strong and operators are prepared for the crisis.

Master These Communication Loops Amid COVID-19

Below are three key elements to keep in mind when working through a crisis such as the one we are facing now, says Dru Armstrong of Grace Hill. 

HUD Urging Public Housing Authorities to Halt Evictions

The federal agency is seeking congressional authority to prohibit evictions in public housing nationwide.

Do’s and Don’t for Boosting Morale During Shelter in Place

We’re living through an unprecedented time in modern history. As a property manager, it’s great to want to boost morale around your community. Here’s how. 

Those Empty Dorms? They Could Soon Be Hospitals

Officials are scrambling to find alternative medical facilities for patients, as coronavirus cases surge.

What Property Managers Should Be Doing Right Now

Managers of multifamily properties face an unprecedented event in the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s what to do next.

New Fed Rate Cut Adds Balance to Mixed Outlook

With the central bank lowering its benchmark close to zero, multifamily enters a new late-cycle chapter.

How to Manage Social Distancing at Apartments Communities

Many areas are requiring people to self-quarantine to slow the spread of coronavirus. 

Eviction Bans Enacted as Virus Spreads

Several members of an influential New York City industry group pledged to halt all evictions for 90 days, as other cities weigh similar measures.