Rising Labor Cost, increased government spending, and prolonged housing shortages are the main pressure points.

Inflation is picking up and looks to increase over the next 18 months

a mortgage rate jump from 4 to 4.5% and 60 bucks a month to a mortgage

rent increases have exceeded 3% annually over the last 4 years

low unemployment, rising house cost up 3% over the last year

i believe this is why there is such a demand for rentals now. Some people are getting out priced in the current for sale market 

and lastly, lets talk about the tax write offs

America, what a Country