Texas has enjoyed strong rental growth for the past few years. Even so, as Axiometrics reported earlier in the year, the rate of rental growth has been much stronger in northern metro areas than in southern ones. Of the southern cities, Houston’s problem with occupancy rates and rental growth may result from overbuilding and an emphasis on building high-end units at the expense of more affordable housing. To understand what’s happening with the rental market in Houston, it might help to take a closer look at this issue.
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