Tuesday, June 5, 2012

9News on single-family rents

9News was nice enough to let me call in for a 5:10 am interview on single-family rent levels.

KUSA - Our recovering Colorado economy means it's very much a landlord's market on the rental front. That's what a new report from the Colorado Division of Housing is showing.
We spoke with Ryan McMaken of the Colorado Division of Housing. He said vacancies in for-rent condos, single-family homes, and other small properties across metro Denver rose slightly during the first quarter although the market remained very tight with a rate of 1.6 percent.

Interview with Colorado Public Radio

Rents are at historic highs in parts of the Front Range, and it’s prompting renters to look at buying. The problem is, there aren’t a lot of affordable homes on the market these days. Ryan McMaken, an economist for the Colorado Division of Housing, speaks with Ryan Warner.

Listen here.