Rental Payment Trends During COVID-19

Monday, May 25, 2020

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Rental payment processing has been closely monitored during the past few months, while landlords and tenants navigate the financial challenges the Coronavirus pandemic has produced. With everyone working together through this evolving situation, we are seeing rental payment statistics that are encouraging.


Below are a few statistics on the various trends being seen across North America.



  • According to RBC, REITs showed 95% of their rent being collected in April
  • Landlords of privately owned properties showed 80% of their tenants paying rent in April



  • NMHC (National Multifamily Housing Council) tracks apartment statistics across the country and reported that 90.8% of apartment households made partial or full rental payments as of May 20th
  • Entrata reported that 81% of rent was collected from leases for student housing units in April


Canada and the United States have been working to ensure there is financial relief for both tenants and landlords throughout North America. Visit the links below for more information.




SEE ALSO: Are Student Tenants Still Responsible to Pay Rent?

The Team