Multifamily Podcast

Diminishing Affordability with Kevin Burke

Steve Guggenmos and Corey Aber

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Recent Freddie Mac Multifamily research highlights that rents are growing faster than income and that fast-growing metros are losing affordable units at a much higher pace than the nation. In this episode, Steve and Corey sit down with Kevin Burke, lead author of the recent report Diminishing Affordability – Inescapable, and discuss the correlation between population growth and affordability.

  • Chapter 1: 0:00 - 3:42 – Background and market trends
  • Chapter 2: 3:42 - 16:06 – National and metro-specific analysis

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