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HFO Multifamily Marketwatch January 17, 2022

This week: record low vacancies in the multifamily market expected to continue in 2022; Freddie Mac forecasts continued growth in multifamily, and HFO has joined with 10 other offices to form Global Real Estate Advisors. Listen to our latest podcast. HFO Investment Real Estate specializes in multifamily brokerage sales and advisory services for...

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Oregon Will Resume Taking Emergency Rent Assistance Applications January 26th 2022

Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) will take additional rent assistance applications beginning January 26th at this website. It anticipates running out of funds quickly. The state will have enough money to serve approximately 7,000-9,000 additional applicants. Other rental assistance remains available throughout Oregon from other...

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Sold! 103 Units in Gresham

HFO is pleased to announce the sale of 103-unit Coho Run Apartments in Gresham, Oregon. Congratulations to Greg Frick and Tyler Johnson and the rest of the HFO team. HFO Investment Real Estate specializes in multifamily brokerage sales and advisory services for commercial real estate investors and apartment owners throughout Oregon and Washington...

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SPECIAL EDITION: HFO Investor Roundtable

This full audio version of the January 5, 2022 event will be available until February 5, 2022. Listen to our latest podcast. HFO Investment Real Estate specializes in multifamily brokerage sales and advisory services for commercial real estate investors and apartment owners throughout Oregon and Washington. Build your legacy at http://www.hfore.com

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HFO Joins 10 Other Companies in Forming New U.S. Multifamily Firm

GREA (Global Real Estate Advisors), Full-Service Multifamily Real Estate Advisory Firm, Launches with 11 U.S. Offices Union of regional offices creates one of the largest multifamily brokerage firms in the U.S. NEW YORK (Jan. 11, 2022) — GREA (Global Real Estate Advisors), a full-service real estate advisory firm specializing in multifamily...

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In Washington State - a Look at the Legislative Session That Starts Today

The Rental Housing Association of Washington offers rental owners in Washington this roundup of highlights from this year's two-month session which runs January 10-March 10, 2022: Last year, when Washington state lawmakers convened for a historic 2021 legislative session, much of the focus centered on the financial impacts of COVID-19 and rental...

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Oregon Housing Blog: As Treasury ERA Funds are Depleted in Oregon, Some of the $3.4 Billion May Still Be Available for Rental Assistance

The Oregon Housing Blog argues this week that rental assistance is an eligible use of State Fiscal Recovery Program and Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Program funding provided by the U.S. Treasury. States are required to file project and expenditure reports with the treasury on their fiscal recovery program spending through the end of 2021 by...

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Treasury to Send $1.1 Billion in Pandemic Rental Assistance

Some cities and states have lost their pandemic rental assistance for failing to distribute it. The money is being redistributed to other locations, according to the U.S. Treasury Department. In the Pacific Northwest, funds have been allocated as follows from Emergency Rental Assistance Round 1: $1.16 Million to Oregon$389,589 to the City of...

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HFO Multifamily Marketwatch - January 10, 2022

This week: an update on the distribution of rental assistance in Oregon, a multifamily market update for Puget sound, and the 2021 United Van Lines moving survey results. Listen to our latest podcast. HFO Investment Real Estate specializes in multifamily brokerage sales and advisory services for commercial real estate investors and apartment...

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HFO Multifamily Marketwatch – January 5th, 2022

This week we are proud to present John Mitchell talking about the commercial real estate market in 2022 from the HFO 2022 Roundtable. Listen to our latest podcast. HFO Investment Real Estate specializes in multifamily brokerage sales and advisory services for commercial real estate investors and apartment owners throughout Oregon and Washington...

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More than 30,000 Oregon Households Receive Rental Assistance; Backlog of More Than 21,000 Remains

Oregon Housing and Community Services announced that OHCS and local program administrators have paid $211.6 million in federal emergency rental assistance to 30,471 households as of last Wednesday. An OHCS release said that’s up from $200.4 million and 28,869 applicants the previous week through the Oregon Emergency Rental Assistance Program...

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Bloomberg: U.S. Housing Crisis Worsens as Population Shrinks

Headline: Declining populations in many cities means more people are moving to fewer places where affordability will get worse, not better. In what feels like contradictory statements, Bloomberg news declares in its article the following: News that the U.S. population barely grew this year, together with ever-falling birthrates and the decline in...

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United Van Lines Movers Survey 2021: Oregon Falls to #8 for Inbound Migration

After ranking #2 the past few years, Oregon has fallen to #8 for inbound movers in the annual United Van Lines report. The report ranks the following states as the top 10 destinations for relocation in the U.S.: VermontSouth DakotaSouth CarolinaWest VirginiaFloridaAlabamaTennesseeOregon (Specifically Medford/Ashland and...

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Ranked: Top 50 Markets People from Portland are Moving

Stacker has ranked and counted the number of people leaving Portland for these 50 markets across the country. HFO Investment Real Estate specializes in multifamily brokerage sales and advisory services for commercial real estate investors and apartment owners throughout Oregon and Washington. Build your legacy at http://www.hfore.com

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Under a Hot Housing Market, an Even Hotter Rental Market

Yahoo/Finance by Javier E. David·Editor focused on markets and the economy, In an article posted December 31 the author posits that work from home is causing a boom in housing and rental prices across the country. The WFH phenomenon has helped to drive up rent prices around the country, and in fact was one of the biggest stealth inflationary...

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Op-Ed: Oregon Will Never End Homelessness With Our Current Approach

by Eric Fruits, Ph.D. What if everything we thought we knew about homelessness was wrong? If that’s the case, many of the policies we’re pursuing are making things worse instead of better. It’s becoming clearer that much of the accepted wisdom regarding homelessness may be nothing more than convenient myths – myths that lead to doomed policies...

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Delaware Statutory Trusts: A Potential Solution for the Weary Landlord

In her recent interview with HFO-TV, Toija explains the basics of Delaware Statutory Trusts, which are gaining some popularity among multifamily owners. by Toija Beutler, Attorney/Manager, Beutler Exchange Group After the trauma of the last couple of years, there are a lot of weary landlords. COVID-related issues and new landlord-tenant laws have...

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Sold! 12 Units in Canby

Click to enlarge HFO is pleased to announce the sale of the Holladay Apartments in Canby. Congratulations to Adam Smith and the rest of the HFO team! HFO Investment Real Estate specializes in multifamily brokerage sales and advisory services for commercial real estate investors and apartment owners throughout Oregon and Washington. Build your...

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Sold! 48 Units in Beaverton

Click to enlarge HFO is pleased to announce the sale of Royal Crest Apartments, 48 units in Beaverton, Oregon. Congratulations to Rob Marton and Greg Frick and the rest of the HFO team! HFO Investment Real Estate specializes in multifamily brokerage sales and advisory services for commercial real estate investors and apartment owners throughout...

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HFO Multifamily Marketwatch - December 20, 2021

This week: The Oregon legislature has approved additional rent assistance funding and extended the eviction moratorium, and the Portland metro area sets a new record for multifamily sales volume. Listen to our latest podcast. HFO Investment Real Estate specializes in multifamily brokerage sales and advisory services for commercial real estate...

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