Zillow revamps its multi-family rental advertising platform

The company is also launching new data-driven tools for the multi-family rental space that include rent comps and other insights.

‘Opendoor for rentals’ startup adds former WeWork, Opendoor veterans

Doorstead announced new hires Monday, including WeWork’s former chief real estate officer and executives from Opendoor, Expedia and Uber.

Metros with lower rent have been most resilient amid pandemic

Metros with lower rental prices, including the Inland Empire and Sacramento in California, have been the most resilient, according to a report by Yardi Matrix.

‘Landlords are scrambling’ as rents plunge in West Coast tech markets

Studio rent prices in San Francisco dropped a staggering 31 percent year over year in September, according to a new realtor.com study.

Landlords, lobbyists launch legal battle against eviction moratorium

In the wake of the Trump administration’s federal moratorium on evictions, landlords, apartment owners and housing industry groups have issued challenges against the order.

Graffiti artists just won millions against a property owner. How to ensure it doesn’t happen to you

Legal experts advise negotiating terms up front and giving artists a 90-day notice before destroying a work of art in order to avoid running afoul of the Visual Artists Rights Act.

Hines branches out to property management with new firm

Houston-based Hines, a real estate development company with offices in over 200 cities, is launching Willowick Residential, a branch specifically aimed at multi-family property management.

How building managers can prepare for a COVID-19 winter

Real estate industry intelligence firm Propmodo recently produced a report detailing how apartment property managers can best prepare for both commonplace and worst-case COVID-19 scenarios in upcoming months.

Florida and New York go separate ways on eviction bans

Gov. Ron DeSantis has allowed Florida’s eviction ban to expire while Gov. Andrew Cuomo expanded New York’s tenant protections to apply to pre-COVID evictions.

Carrying out an eviction? How property managers can play it safe

Following the attack of a property manager by a tenant in Seattle last week, real estate safety expert Tracey Hawkins shares her tips on how to avoid violence during an eviction.