COVID-19: Impact on April Rent Payments, Leasing Traffic and More
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Greg Willett and Jay Parsons share the latest data on April payments and other key factors – including traffic, maintenance requests, occupancy, rental rates and more. Topics include:
- What percent of apartment households paid rent on time in April’s Rent Week, and what are the expectations for May?
- How much has leasing traffic dropped off, and how are property managers responding?
- How much did RealPage economists downgrade 2020 rent and occupancy forecasts, and which markets are most/least impacted?
Greg facilitates the alignment of the firm’s technology and analytics solutions with rental housing sector needs and opportunities. He is well versed on rental housing market fundamentals and activity nationally, by metro and in individual neighborhoods. Greg is active in industry organizations such as the National Multifamily Housing Council, the Urban Land Institute and the National Apartment Association. He provides commentary for national and local business media.
Jay ParsonsSVP & Chief Economist, RealPage, Inc.
Jay Parsons serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Economist for RealPage, leading the Economist and Industry Principal teams to provide deep insights on market trends and consumer behaviors. He is a frequent author and industry speaker on topics affecting multifamily apartments and single-family rentals, including rental housing investment and asset management strategy, rental housing policy issues, risk mitigation and property management.
Jay has been cited in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The Financial Times, The Economist, and The New York Times, and he has appeared on CNBC and BloombergTV. His commentaries have been published by Barron's, the Pension Real Estate Association, the Mortgage Bankers Association, the National Apartment Association, American Banker and GlobeSt.