Vacancy Rates

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Vacancy Rates, from most recent to least.

6,500 Class A Apartments Will Deliver in DC This Year While Amazon Bolsters NoVa Market

6,500 Class A Apartments Will Deliver in DC This Year While Amazon Bolsters NoVa Market

Nena Perry-Brown | January 15th 2019

DC continues to carry the area's apartment absorption, although Amazon may boost absorption in northern Virginia. ... read »

DC’s Failing Score on Inclusivity

DC’s Failing Score on Inclusivity

Nena Perry-Brown | April 30th 2018

A new study by the Urban Institute shows that DC is below-par when compared to the nation's other largest cities in ensuring inclusivity. ... read »

Homeownership Falls To 15-Year Low

Homeownership Falls To 15-Year Low

Shilpi Paul | May 1st 2012

New Census data released on Monday revealed that homeownership rates are now at 65.4 percent, a low last seen in 1997. ... read »

The Forgotten Buildings of Anacostia

The Forgotten Buildings of Anacostia

Shilpi Paul | March 21st 2012 | 1 Comment

In a piece for Greater Greater Washington today, John Muller writes about the current state of forgotten, empty buildings in inner Anacostia, dubbed... read »

Economist: Low Rental Vacancy Could Help the Economy

Economist: Low Rental Vacancy Could Help the Economy

Shilpi Paul | January 10th 2012 | 1 Comment

Apartment vacancy is low all over the place, and according to one economist, this may be a good thing. ... read »

Trulia: Census Data Reveals Low Residential Vacancy in DC

Trulia: Census Data Reveals Low Residential Vacancy in DC

Shilpi Paul | October 12th 2011 | 1 Comment

DC has the ninth lowest residential vacancy rate among U.S. metropolitan areas, according to a report recently released by Trulia. At 5.5 percent,... read »

DC-Area Apartment Rents Rise, Vacancy Second Lowest in the Country

DC-Area Apartment Rents Rise, Vacancy Second Lowest in the Country

Mark Wellborn | October 3rd 2011

According to Delta Associates' third quarter report, rents in the DC area for Class A and B apartments have risen 3.6 percent over the past twelve... read »

Same Song: Apartment Rents Up, Vacancy Still Low in DC Area

Same Song: Apartment Rents Up, Vacancy Still Low in DC Area

UrbanTurf Staff | July 6th 2011 | 3 Comments

Apartment rents continue to go up and vacancies remain low in the DC area, according to Delta Associates second quarter report. ... read »

Study: Affordable Rentals Scarce in U.S.

Study: Affordable Rentals Scarce in U.S.

Mark Wellborn | April 26th 2011 | 1 Comment

A study released today reveals that 26 percent of renters nationwide spent over half their pre-tax household income on rent and utilities in 2009,... read »

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Northern Virginia

Profiles of 14 neighborhoods across Northern Virginia

Looking to Give People A Reason to Stay Past 6pm
Happily Straddling the Line Between City and Suburb
Columbia Pike
Arlington’s Neglected Stepchild is Getting a Makeover
Crystal City
Turning Lemons into Lemonade
Lyon Village
Developing An Air of Exclusivity?
Hitting Its Growth Spurt
An Urban Village Hitting Its Stride
Del Ray
Virginia’s Small Town Near the Big City
Eisenhower Avenue
The Vibrancy Might Take a Few Years
The Quiet Neighborhood By the Beltway
Old Town
Mayberry By The Potomac
132 Commerical-Free Acres
Downtown Falls Church
Staying the Same in the Midst of Change
Tysons Corner
Radical Change Could Be On The Way

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Profiles of 14 neighborhoods in suburban Maryland

Small-Town Living in the State Capital
Bedroom Community Gets Buzzing Cache
Cabin John
In With The New While Maintaining the Old
Chevy Chase
Affluence, Green Lawns and Pricey Homes
Downtown Silver Spring
Experiencing a Resurgence After a Bumpy History
A Suburb on Steroids
Rockville Town Square
Despite the Dynamism, Still Somewhat Generic
Takoma Park
More Than a Little Bit Quirky
A Foodie Magnet on the Verge of Change
Capitol Heights
Kudzu, Front Porches and Crime
Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
Mount Rainier
Artists, Affordable Homes and A Silo Full of Corn
National Harbor
A Development Rises Next to the Potomac
Riverdale Park
A Town Looking For Its Identity

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Northwest DC

30+ neighborhood profiles for the city's biggest quadrant

16th Street Heights
DC's Sleeper Neighborhood
Where (Almost) Everyone Knows Your Name
AU Park
One of DC’s Last Frontiers Before the Suburbs
DC’s Northern Neighborhood on the Cusp
DC’s 535 House Neighborhood
Cathedral Heights
Do You Know Where That Is?
Chevy Chase DC
Not to Be Confused With the Other Chevy Chase
Cleveland Park
Coming Back After A Rough Year
Columbia Heights
DC’s Most Diverse Neighborhood, But For How Long?
An Island of Serenity East of the Park
Dupont Circle
The Best of DC (For a Price)
Foggy Bottom & West End
Where the Institutional Meets the International
Forest Hills
Ambassadors and Adventurous Architecture
Foxhall Village
350 Homes Just West of Georgetown
Friendship Heights
A Shopping Mecca With a Few Places to Live
History, Hoyas and H&M
Glover Park
One of DC’s Preppier and More Family-Friendly Neighborhoods
A Posh View From Embassy Row
LeDroit Park
A Quiet Enclave in the Middle of the City
Logan Circle
Trendy Now, But Not By Accident
Mount Pleasant
Sought-After Homes Surround Main Street in Transition
Mount Vernon Triangle
From Seedy to Sought-After
The Long, Skinny Neighborhood at the City’s Northwest Edge
Park View
It’s Not Petworth
Penn Quarter/Chinatown
DC’s Go-Go-Go Neighborhood
Getting a Vibrancy of Its Own
The Duke’s Former Stomping Ground
Shepherd Park
DC’s Garden of Diversity
Spring Valley
A Suburb With a DC Zip Code
Not To Be Confused With Takoma Park
Not Quite Like Its Neighbors
U Street Corridor
The Difference a Decade Makes
Woodley Park
Deceptively Residential
Adams Morgan
No Longer DC’s Hippest Neighborhood, But Still Loved by Residents

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Southwest DC

The little quadrant that could

Southwest Waterfront
A Neighborhood Where A Change Is Gonna Come

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Northeast DC

Profiles of 10 neighborhoods in NE

New Development Could Shake Up Pastoral Peace
A Little Bit of Country Just Inside the District’s Borders
Not to Be Confused With Bloomingdale
Fort Totten
Five Years Could Make a Big Difference
H Street
A Place To Party, and To Settle Down
The Northeast Neighborhood That Few Know About
Michigan Park
A Newsletter-On-Your-Doorstep Community
Evolving from a Brand to a Neighborhood
Ripe for Investment Right About Now
The Difference 5 Years Makes
Big Houses, A Dusty Commercial Strip and Potential

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Southeast DC

6 neighborhoods from Capitol Hill to East of the River

Capitol Riverfront
Still Growing
Hill East
Capitol Hill’s Lesser Known Neighbor
Congress Heights
Gradually Rising
Notable for Its Neighborliness
Historic Anacostia
Future Promise Breeds Cautious Optimism
Eastern Market
A More European Way of Living

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