COVID-19: Impact on May Rent Payments, Leasing Traffic & More
On the heels of better-than-expected results in April, how will May’s Rent Week play out? Join RealPage Chief Economist Greg Willett and Deputy Chief Economist/VP Jay Parsons as they unveil the latest data on May payments, traffic, lease signings, renewals, rental rates and other KPIs.
Additional topics discussed in this live webcast, COVID-19: Impact on May Rent Payments, Leasing Traffic & More, include:
- What percent of apartment households paid rent during May Rent Week and how did results vary by class and market?
- Have leasing traffic and velocity plateaued, and what can we expect from here?
- Are unemployed renters receiving their stimulus checks and expanded unemployment benefits? What impact, if any, is it having?
- How did the apartment market perform in April with supply, demand, occupancy and rent?
Jay Parsons serves as RealPage’s Deputy Chief Economist and Vice President of Asset Optimization and Renter Engagement. He is a frequent author and speaker on topics including rental housing investment and asset management strategy, rental housing policy issues, risk management and property management – covering apartments and single-family rentals. Jay has been cited in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and CNBC, among other outlets. His commentaries have been published by the Pension Real Estate Association, the Mortgage Bankers Association, the National Apartment Association, American Banker and GlobeSt.
Greg WillettChief Economist, RealPage, Inc.
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.