Research

Original research about things that matter to renters and the multifamily housing industry. From rent trends to roommates, we use surveys, big data and our own research to get insight into the world of rentals.

Renter Surveys

Smart home technology makes life easier. Renters want it, but many don't have it.

For the 2021 holiday season, Americans are cautiously getting back to normal, making plans to see family and friends. 

We surveyed more than a thousand renters about jobs, household expenses, average rent and financial issues.

Our study reveals the lengths Americans go to in order to make rent during COVID-19.

Renters are less confident in their ability to purchase now compared to before the pandemic.

Our survey experts asked renters about the roommates they have lived with during the pandemic. They asked respondents to say