What's New in HousingLink Research!

Rental Trends During a Pandemic presentation webinar

October 2021
HousingLink's Research Manager, Dan Hylton, presents on trends in the Twin Cities rental market over the past year and a half—how the pandemic and eviction moratoriums have impacted tenants, landlords, and the broader market. The preesntation includes findings drawn from HousingLink's research on rents, vacancy, rental assistance, and other related housing indicators. Watch here.

NOAH Rental Supply webinar

June 2021
This 10-minute webinar explores two different ways to look at the supply of naturally-occurring affordable housing (NOAH) in the rental market. and is the third installment of the popular "Rental Housing Brief Webinar" series. Watch here.

Housing Choice Voucher Data and Trends webinar

March 2021
This 20-minute webinar features a brief overview of the Housing Choice Voucher program, then an exploration of trends and findings from past research, local housing agency-supplied data. and landlord vacancy data from HousingLink’s Housing Search tool. The webinar is the latest in a series of HousingLink Data and Research webinars. Watch here.

Twin Cities Rental Housing Trends (renamed! rebranded!)

February 2021
This interactive, monthly Tableau dashboard was originally intended to follow Twin Cities rental market trends from the beginning of 2020 and throughout the calendar year.  As of our latest monthly update, we have removed “COVID” from the title of the report and adjusted the reporting period to encompass an ongoing, rolling, 12-month timeframe, in the belief that the metrics within it have relevance to the Twin Cities housing market that will extend beyond the end of the pandemic. 

MN Housing Measures visualization

January 2021
HousingLink is pleased to release an all-new version of it's long-running MN Housing Measures report series, now presented via interactive, Tableau visualization! See statewide trends on key measures related to affordable rental housing in Minnesota:
  1. Private Market Affordability.
  2. .Subsidized Housing Stock.
  3. Funding for Housing.

Annual Streams Update

January 2021
HousingLink has published the annual update to our Streams database of publicly-funded rental housing in Minnesota. With over 122,119 units of obligated to affordability, the Streams database is searchable and downloadable, and now includes properties with a first finance closing through the end of 2019.

Housing Counts 2019

November 2020
Housing Counts is an annual report on production and preservation of affordable housing we have produced in partnership with Family Housing Fund. Our 2019 report was released in both hard copy and Tableau visualization in late November, 2020.

Renters and Landlords in the Pandemic

November 2020
In summer through fall of 2020, HousingLink conducted a series of survey check-ins exploring renter and landlord experiences during this unique and turbulent time in the rental industry. This included a webinar on Rental Housing Trends in a Pandemic, as well as two reports: Paying Rent in the Pandemic: A Renter Survey and Rent Payments During a Pandemic: A Landlord Survey).

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