Resident retention is a very real issue, and recent events have only made it worse. Residents may fail to renew for a variety of reasons. Some of them are obviously beyond your control, such as relocation for a job or to support their families. However, some resident turnover is caused by factors that you can control, or at least mitigate. Here is all you need to know about resident retention. Plus a guide to five reasons why residents may not decide to renew their lease, and what you might be able to do about each one.