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Jay Parsons

Head of Economics & Industry Principals

Jay Parsons serves as Head of Economics & Industry Principals for RealPage. He leads forecasting and analysis, as well as strategic solution consulting for rental housing operations and asset management. He is a frequent author and speaker on topics including rental housing investment and asset management strategy, market trends and forecasts, rental housing policy issues, property management and PropTech – covering apartments and single-family rentals. Jay has been cited in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The Financial Times, The Economist, The New York Times, and he has appeared on CNBC. His commentaries have been published by the Pension Real Estate Association, the Mortgage Bankers Association, the National Apartment Association, American Banker and GlobeSt.

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Jay Parsons

How is the U.S. Homeownership Rate Climbing to 11-Year Highs?

As Expenses Surge, Operators Focus on Cost Controls for 2023

Ten Thoughts on October’s CPI Report and the Role of Rents

Loss to Lease is Plunging, Suggesting Renewal Rent Growth Will Cool Off

October’s Rent Cut Ranks as Third Largest Since 2010

Small Markets with Big Rent Cuts in September

Is Apartment Demand Weakening Due to High Rents? Look for These 3 Signals

How Will Hurricane Ian Impact Florida’s Apartment Market?

U.S. Apartment Demand Plunges in 3rd Quarter as New Leasing Stalls More than Expected