Market Intelligence: 2022 U.S. Apartment Market Outlook
Industry-leading economists are sharing their insights into the nation’s market performance for the New Year.
The 2021 apartment market entered never-before-seen territory with massive demand fueling record rent growth and occupancy rates.
Performance levels remained well above seasonal norms late into 2021, lending to the question, “What will happen in 2022?”
Join RealPage economists for a conversation about the current state of the U.S. apartment sector and a deep dive into the key trends that will characterize the coming year’s performance. Discussion topics include:
- What happens with apartment demand after a record-setting year?
- Will investment activity continue to increase? Or has a ceiling been reached?
- What markets and submarkets are best positioned for success in 2022? Which will struggle?
- How will external economic and demographic influences influence the near-term outlook?
- Which key trends should you be focused on? Which trends are most promising, and are any trends concerning?
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.
Carl WhitakerDirector of Research & Analysis, Market Analytics, RealPage, Inc.
Carl Whitaker is a Real Estate Economist with RealPage’s Data Analytics division. At RealPage, Carl has specialized in creating industry presentations, market and submarket trend reports and crafting ways in which data can be more easily consumed and leveraged by clients. Carl holds degrees from the University of North Texas, including a Master of Science in Applied Geography.