Push to Preserve Small Rental Buildings During the Pandemic

The pandemic has disproportionately affected renters who live in small, unsubsidized multifamily buildings, which makes it more important than ever to preserve these buildings, said the Urban Institute, Washington, D.C.

Addressing America’s Affordability Crisis

Moody’s Analytics and the Urban Institute recently reported that more than 10 million U.S. renter households owe more than $5000 in back rent and fees as America’s affordability problem worsens during the pandemic. Analysts took on these and other issues in a lively session at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s CREF21 virtual convention.