Apartment Developers Keep Building, Despite Fears of More Rent Control Laws


Developers in some of the nation’s largest markets are still adding new units to the pipeline, in spite of fear rent regulation laws will only get tougher.

National Real Estate Investor (February 26, 2020) — In spite of fears surrounding the expansion of rent control laws throughout the nation, developers in some of the biggest U.S. apartment markets haven’t pulled back on new projects.

“These laws alone probably won’t slow down new construction,” says John Sebree, senior vice president and national director of Marcus & Millichap’s national multi housing group, based in Chicago. “However, these new rent control laws will do absolutely nothing to resolve the shortage of housing.”

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