Maryland’s Housing Future

I was honored to serve as keynote speaker for the 2015 Maryland Housing Conference, hosted by the Maryland Building Industry Association and the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development. It was also my...

Is Gentrification Really a Bad Thing?

Gentrification is a bad word. You see this when you read articles like the one in the February 4th issue of New York Magazine in which it is described as “an ugly word, a...

Understanding The Renter of Today

In a recent news article, I was quoted as saying that Congress and the lay press don’t really understand the apartment industry.  This was after I had spoken before a Congressional subcommittee in the...

Are We Overbuilding?

There is much discussion of apartment overbuilding. Are too many apartments being built nationally or even locally? Is a correction facing the apartment industry? I’m asked this question, in one form or another, all...