Demand for Rentals is Putting the Squeeze on Low Income Renters

Housing is considered “affordable” when it costs no more than 30 percent of a household’s annual income. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development estimates that nationwide, 12 million households now pay more than 50 percent of their annual income for housing. And a family with one full-time worker earning the minimum wage can’t afford the local fair-market rent for a two-bedroom apartment anywhere in the United States.

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Smart Property Systems has Partnered with Zillow to Push Rental Webflyers onto its Site

We looked at all options for partners who could post our Subscribers’ vacancies and get the biggest bang for the effort. Zillow and Craigslist fit the bill.
Zillow has started a rental site and the postings are well designed flyers with pictures, video and lots of description. Between Zillow and Craigslist our webflyers are seen by over 80% of the potential tenants who are looking for a new rental home.