The 20 US cities where rents will rise the fastest this year

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Posted: Apr 14, 2015 3:01 AM

The top 20 U.S. metropolitan areas projected to see the biggest growth in average effective apartment rent this year. Effective rent is what a tenant pays after factoring in landlord concessions, such as a free month at move-in.

Top 20 US Markets Projected monthly effective rent for 2015 Year-over-year percent change
Denver $1,335 9.0
San Francisco $3,040 8.5
San Jose, California $2,486 8.5
Oakland, California $1,962 8.1
Atlanta $1,005 7.6
Portland, Oregon $1,114 6.6
Seattle $1,336 6.0
The counties of Riverside and San Bernardino, California $1,231 5.6
Phoenix $868 5.5
Sacramento, California $1,087 5.4
Orange County, California $1,813 5.3
San Diego $1,630 5.3
Tampa, Florida $995 5.3
Los Angeles $1,878 5.2
Orlando, Florida $1,030 5.2
Fort Lauderdale, Florida $1,384 4.9
Miami $1,322 4.6
Nashville $999 4.6
Jacksonville, Florida $870 4.3
Louisville $790 4.2
U.S. average $1,219 3.4

Source: Marcus & Millichap Research Services, MPF Research