News from apartments.com A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Sep 18, 2007, 01:00 ET

Three 'Possession Obsessed' Renters Compete for $20,000 From Apartments.com

CHICAGO, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Apartments.com today announced the three finalists in the first-ever "Possession Obsession" contest. America...

Aug 29, 2007, 01:00 ET

Apartments.com Survey Reveals Majority of Renters Have Lived With a Roommate

CHICAGO, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether returning to school, moving to a new city, or replacing a former roommate, searching for, and living...

Aug 20, 2007, 01:00 ET

New CareerBuilder.com and Apartments.com Study Reveals More Opportunities Opening for Workers Willing to Relocate

CHICAGO, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're not finding the job you want in your hometown, you might want to consider looking in a different city...

Aug 14, 2007, 01:00 ET

Apartments.com Seeks Renters' 'Possession Obsessions'

CHICAGO, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Apartments.com is calling all collectors to bare it all in the first-ever Apartments.com Possession Obsession...

Jul 31, 2007, 01:00 ET

Renters Say Air Conditioning Is the One Amenity They Can Not Live Without

CHICAGO, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- As the summer heats up, a recent Apartments.com survey to current renters supports the importance of staying...

Jul 05, 2007, 01:00 ET

Apartments.com Powers Nationwide Apartment Rental Listings on Yahoo! Real Estate

CHICAGO, July 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Apartments.com, a leading apartment rental listing service, today announced it has been selected as the featured...

Jun 27, 2007, 01:00 ET

Planning a Budget for Rent During Peak Moving Season

CHICAGO, June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- With peak rental season in full swing, a recent Apartments.com survey provides insight into renters' current...

May 30, 2007, 01:00 ET

More Than Sixty-Three Percent of Renters Recycle

CHICAGO, May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Renters are going green as a recent Apartments.com survey indicates more than sixty-three percent of survey...

Apr 24, 2007, 01:00 ET

Decorating on a Budget Is Top Priority for Many Renters

CHICAGO, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey conducted by Apartments.com indicates interior design and home decor is a hot topic for...

Mar 29, 2007, 01:00 ET

More Than Eighty-Four Percent of Surveyed Renters Own Pets

CHICAGO, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- People are passionate about their pets as a recent Apartments.com survey of renters indicates more than...

Mar 14, 2007, 01:00 ET

Apartments.com and Associated Cities Partnership Expands Exposure to Millions of Renters

CHICAGO, March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Apartments.com, a nationally-recognized online apartment rental listing service, today announced a strategic...

Jan 23, 2007, 00:00 ET

Apartments.com Survey Reveals Eighty-Five Percent of Renters are Planning to Move in 2007

CHICAGO, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- All signs point to a positive apartment rental market in 2007 that is fueled by several important growth...

Jan 09, 2007, 00:00 ET

Apartments.com Partnership Creates Nation's First Ever GPS Apartment Search Application Accessible Through Mobile Phones

CHICAGO, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Apartments.com today announced a national partnership with Smarter Agent to provide apartment listing content...

Dec 12, 2006, 00:00 ET

Roommates and Neighbors Top List of Gift Recipients Specific to Apartment Living

CHICAGO, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey conducted by Apartments.com revealed holiday gift purchase plans for individuals specific to...

Nov 15, 2006, 00:00 ET

More Than Forty-Three Percent of Renters Choose to Rent for a Maintenance Free Lifestyle

CHICAGO, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As the demand for apartment housing rises, Apartments.com surveyed current renters regarding their choice to...

Oct 05, 2006, 01:00 ET

Seventy-Eight Percent of Renters Feel Safe in Their Apartments

CHICAGO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the National Crime Prevention Council's (NCPC) National Crime Prevention Month in October,...

Aug 22, 2006, 01:00 ET

Apartments.com Reports Third Consecutive Month of Record Breaking Traffic

CHICAGO, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Online rentals category leader Apartments.com reports record breaking site visits and leads to advertisers...

Jul 19, 2006, 01:00 ET
A F APARTMENTS.COM ROOM TO MOVE CONTEST WINNER APARTMENTS.COM ROOM TO MOVE CONTEST WINNER

Vanessa Veltre of White Oak, PA. and her brother Vince, holding the $20,000 grand prize check she received as the winner of the third annual Apartments.com Room to Move Contest, sponsored by Budget Truck Rental. The 24-year-old captivated online voters with her compelling and humorous tale of living with her family. Vanessa will be using her prize money to move into her own apartment. She will use any media opportunities to help raise awareness for her brother's rare genetic condition. (PRNewsFoto/Apartments.com)[RV]
 CHICAGO, IL UNITED STATES
 07/18/2006

Pittsburgh Contest Winner Looking to Raise Awareness for Autism and Special Needs Education

CHICAGO, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- When Vanessa Veltre of White Oak, Pa., won more than $20,000 in cash and prizes from Apartments.com and Budget...

Jul 12, 2006, 01:00 ET

Apartments.com Room to Move Contest Winner Gets a New Lease on Life

CHICAGO, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Apartments.com announced today that Vanessa Veltre of White Oak, Pennsylvania is the winner of the third annual...

May 30, 2006, 01:00 ET

Three Twentysomethings Vie for the Public's Laughter, Sympathy and Vote In the Apartments.com Room To Move Contest

CHICAGO, May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Apartments.com scoured the nation for young adults desperate to break free from their family home and found...