The student housing sector continues its best leasing season yet, matching last year's record pace. Although rent growth is moderating it remains well above average, according to the latest report from Yardi Matrix.

Tailwinds include a balance of supply and demand, modest levels of supply coming online, and enrollment growth occurring, especially at the primary state schools.

The report said that strong investor interest in the sector, particularly from new entrants and international capital, is promising for transactional activity, notably in the back half of 2024.

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