just completed its estimate of how much United States renters paid for rent in 2018: $504,400,000,000.  That is $12.6 billion more than 2017.  Some interesting stats:

  • New York City renters pay more than 10% of the entire country’s total rent ($55.6 billion)
  • Seattle metro area rents totalled $9.8 billion and recently grew 4% annually
  • Nationwide went appreciation was up 3 percent from a year ago
  • The rate of annual rent appreciation has been slowing gradually nationwide
  • Highest rent appreciation last year was seen in the southern cities of Orlando, Las Vegas, and Phoenix

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