Investors in single-family rental properties are increasingly eyeing a handful of US metros, according to an analysis by Trepp’s Jack FaForge.

Single-family rental developments are most prevalent in the South Atlantic region of the US, led by Florida, Texas and North Carolina, with nearly 45% of all properties securitized in CMBS in the Southeast region. And according to an April Trepp population trend report, five of the MSAs that posted the most population growth from 2015 to 2020 are in states where SFR properties in CMBS exceed the 27,000 threshold. (Those cities include Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, San Antonio-New Braunfels, and Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater.)

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