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  • Boston Remains Tough

    Boston—After a year of lawsuits, HarborView at the Navy Yard, a failed condominium development, has completed its transformation into a rental property.

  • High Rents and Low Vacancy in NYC

    New York City—This February, workers started building a 369-unit apartment tower overlooking the Hudson railyards here.

  • Bottom Fishing

    St. Petersburg, Fla. — Job losses, weak household formation levels, and competition from the shadow market are taking their toll on the apartment market here.

  • Columbus Steadies

    Columbus, Ohio — This city is poised for moderate rent and occupancy growth in 2008, as limited new construction and the steady economy here pace the market.

  • Building on the Frontier

    St. Louis — In Old North St. Louis, some blocks have more grassy vacant lots on them than houses, and nearly 40 percent of the residents live in poverty, according to the 2000 Census.

  • Sidebar: The Dividends of Diversity

    Three-quarters of the people living in the Beachwood, an apartment property in Los Angeles, were born in Latin America. Another quarter moved to California from the Midwest or the Northeast.

  • The AMI Effect

    Lloyd Boggio doesn’t mince words when he talks about the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) decision to recalculate area median incomes (AMIs) in 2007 using a new methodology.

  • Austin City Limits

    Austin’s booming economy is supporting a positive outlook for the multifamily market, even though there has been an uptick in vacancies through the first three quarters of 2007.

  • High Rents Rescue Condos

    Philadelphia—In April, after being on the market for a full year, only 50 of the 128 condominiums at Venice Lofts had buyers who had signed sales agreements, and the pace of sales had slowed to a crawl.

  • Hartford Revival

    Hartford, Conn.— Hartford’s tallest apartment tower is now half full, and new residents are signing leases for the rest of the 262 units at Hartford 21 at a rate of 15 a month.