Rent Trends

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Portland Rents

In 2011 the average Portland rent was $879/mo.   Rents have increased by roughly 40% in just 4 years to more than $1,200/month.

Portland Average Rents 2015

Other Cities

Rents for Top Ten Metropolitan Cities

“When Rents Outpace Wages”

http://www.communitychange.org/rising-cost-housing-outpaces-stagnant-wages/

“Losing Control”

DC’s rent control laws are supposed to keep housing affordable. So how do landlords keep getting around them?

http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/articles/46608/losing-control-dcs-rent-control-laws-are-supposed-to-keep/

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