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Atlanta Civic Circle Housing Affordability

Report: Atlanta rent prices jumped nearly 3 percent in just a month

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Rent prices in Atlanta climbed 2.9 percent over the past month, according to a brow-raising new report by online rental marketplace Apartment List.

Intown rents are also up nearly 19 percent since this time last year, after ten straight months of increases followed a brief decline last November, the report said.

These price hikes put the median rents in Atlanta at $1,407 for a one-bedroom and $1,416 for a two-bedroom.

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  1. Dana Blankenhorn October 1, 2021 10:22 am

    This is the sign of a bubble, not a crisis. There’s a difference.

    Overall the population of the U.S. isn’t increasing as it did. There are simple ways to let air out of the bubble, using the tax system. We should also be encouraging more owner-occupied housing, which leads to safer, more stable neighborhoods.Report

  2. Daniel C White October 3, 2021 7:32 am

    Property taxes increasing exponentially -50% not uncommon
    Lets look in the mirrorReport


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