What is ‘build-to-rent’ housing?

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Two signs are posted on a porch advertising spaces for rent.
Signs are posted outside of apartments for rent Friday, May 5, 2023, in Madison, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

Sun Prairie is one of a few communities throughout Wisconsin seeing new developments being built to be rented, as opposed to being for purchase. This type of housing is called “build to rent.” We speak with a panel, including a property developer, to learn more about this rapidly-growing form of housing.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Josh Wohlreich Guest
  • Laurie Goodman Guest
  • David Howard Guest