Industry leader provides quick and easy access to rental housing information
CHICAGO, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ — Online rentals category leader, Apartments.com, today launched the Southern California Wildfires Resource Center within its site to help the estimated 500,000 homeless and displaced citizens in Southern California. The Resource Center provides valuable information to help individuals locate rental information or other wildfire relief resources quickly and easily.
The Resource Center includes links to Apartments.com city pages in areas that have been identified as relief areas, including Los Angeles, Inland Empire, Orange County and San Diego. Visitors can also quickly access apartment rentals in other cities by clicking the “Search by other city/state” link. Furthermore, the site includes a listing of properties that have special discounts or other support for wildfire victims as well as general links to wildfire support and information.
“It is our goal to provide those impacted by the Southern California wildfires direct and easy access to rental community information, and hopefully relieve some of the devastation they are feeling right now,” said Kevin Doyle, senior vice president and general manager of Apartments.com. “Individuals can use this one-page resource center to locate apartments and find some ease and comfort surrounding this tragic situation.”
Apartments.com allows its visitors to conduct a free search of properties throughout the United States without registering for the site or providing any personal information to conduct a search.
At any given time, Apartments.com estimates that renters can view rental information for more than three million available units from managed properties, private landlords and newspaper classifieds.
Apartments.com is the most visited national apartment Internet listing subscription service with more than 50,000 unique addresses representing more than three million rental units from managed properties, newspaper classifieds and for-rent-by-owner properties. With personalized searches, highly visual ads featuring 360-degree virtual tours, professional photography, and comprehensive community listings, Apartments.com makes it possible for renters to access apartment rental inventory from across town or across the country. Leads from highly qualified, ready-to-rent prospects are delivered to Apartments.com customers, increasing closure rates and decreasing the average cost of leasing an apartment. The site’s foundation of solid partnerships with the local newspaper and television station Web sites of more than 10,000 newspaper affiliate and strategic partners across the country include Yahoo! Real Estate, AOL Real Estate, the Chicago Tribune (http://www.chicagotribune.com), The Washington Post (http://www.washingtonpost.com) and the Los Angeles Times (http://www.latimes.com). Apartments.com is a division of Chicago-based Classified Ventures, LLC.
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