During four consecutive quarters of increasing occupancy, from 78.0% in the second quarter of 2021 to 81.4% in the second quarter of 2022, the NIC MAP® Primary Markets recovered about 37% of the senior housing occupancy lost during the pandemic, equivalent to 3.4 percentage points (pps) overall.
Data from the recently released 2Q2022 NIC MAP Vision Actual Rates Report showed that for the sample of Actual Rates data contributors, all three care segments (independent living, assisted living, and memory care) hit record high year over year growth of asking rates for the second quarter in a row. In the recently released report, monthly data of actual rates and leasing velocity are presented through June 2022, including data on rate discounting and move-in/move-out trends. Read on for further key takeaways from the recently released report.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that nonfarm payrolls rose by 372,000 in June 2022 and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.6%. The June increase was in line with the average monthly gain over the prior three months (383,000). Revisions subtracted 72,000 to total payrolls in the previous two months. The market consensus had been for a gain of 268,000.