San Diego ranks in top 10 US cities for rent growth

SAN DIEGO– A new report released Tuesday ranks San Diego in the top 10 cities in the U.S. for rent growth.

The city saw a nearly 6% increase in rent prices since 2015.

Out of 25 largest cities in the country, the Apartment List report ranked San Diego as seventh for year-over-year rent growth at 1.8% from 2015 to 2018.

San Diego is one of four California cities that made the top ten list.

On a nationwide scale, rent growth has slowed from 3.6% in 2015 to a current rate of 1.5%.

The top 10 cities who saw the largest rent increase from 2015 are:

  1. San Francisco (9.0%)
  2. Denver (7.3%)
  3. Atlanta (6.5%)
  4. Miami (6.1%)
  5. Riverside (5.9%)
  6. Seattle (5.9%)
  7. San Diego (5.8%)
  8. Los Angeles (5.5%)
  9. Portland (5.3%)
  10. Charlotte (4.8%)

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