U.S. Department of Housing and Human Development (HUD)
The website of the U.S. Department of Housing and Human Development contains information regarding tenant’s and landlord’s rights and protections, fair housing, the rental market, and forms and publications, as well as other resources.
Rental Market Information
The New York Times - A Rush to Meet Rising Demand, and Expectations, for Student Housing
This article is geared towards property managers, and describes the influx of off-campus housing complexes near colleges and universities. As the student rental market grows, off-campus housing is becoming a lucrative market.
U.S. News & World Report - Want to Invest in Real Estate? Consider Off-Campus Student Housing
For those considering getting involved in the student rental market, or looking to expand their current business, this article highlights the current state of the market and provides useful information on the challenges of renting to a student population.
The New York Times - 2017: The Year of the Renter
Although not specifically written on the off-campus housing market, this article provides insight into the condition of the current real estate market, and highlights the increase of renters and tenants in the United States.
The Telegraph - Do Student Properties Make a Good Investment?
If you are considering becoming a landlord or property manager, this article weighs the pros and cons of student properties, and prepares the reader for the rewards and struggles of the student rental market.
The Seattle Times - Communication Key to a Good Tenant-Landlord Relationship
This is a good read for landlords and tenants alike. The article discusses common scenarios and how to handle them, as well as laying out the responsibilities of both the landlord and the tenant in regards to communication.
Maintenance and Insurance
The Huffington Post - Landlord Insurance 101: A Guide to Rental Property Insurance for Owners
This article is helpful for landlords that are unsure of how to get rental insurance, or who need to learn about the different types of policies offered. In addition, the article can lend an idea of pricing on certain policies, and the type of coverage that different policies can offer.
The Balance - 6 Property Maintenance Tips That Can Save Landlords Money
Looking to cut costs? Property maintenance can be extremely expensive, but this article will give landlords some tips to help them put more money in the bank. Additionally, this guide may help you stop potential problems before they manifest themselves, saving you money, time, and stress.