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Denver Rent Increases in 2017 Were Even Worse Than You Thought

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Number 50: Long Beach, California

Current price for a one-bedroom: $1,430
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +5.1 percent


Number 49: Charlotte, North Carolina
Current price for a one-bedroom: $1,170
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +5.4 percent


Number 48: Detroit, Michigan

Current price for a one-bedroom: $580
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +5.5 percent


Number 47: Akron, Ohio
Current price for a one-bedroom: $540
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +5.9 percent


Number 46: Corpus Christi, Texas
Current price for a one-bedroom: $900
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +5.9 percent


Number 45: Phoenix, Arizona
Current price for a one-bedroom: $890
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +6.0 percent


Number 44: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Current price for a one-bedroom: $840
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +6.3 percent


Number 43: Newark, New Jersey
Current price for a one-bedroom: $1,000
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +6.4 percent


Number 42: Plano, Texas
Current price for a one-bedroom: $1,550
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +6.5 percent


Number 41: Dallas, Texas
Current price for a one-bedroom: $1,320
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +6.5 percent


Number 40: Omaha, Nebraska
Current price for a one-bedroom: $790
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +6.8 percent


Number 39: Aurora, Colorado
Current price for a one-bedroom: $1,100
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +7.1 percent


Number 38 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Current price for a one-bedroom: $680
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +7.9 percent


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Number 37 (tie): Columbus, Ohio

Current price for a one-bedroom: $650
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +8.3 percent


Number 37 (tie): Memphis, Tennessee
Current price for a one-bedroom: $650
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +8.3 percent


Number 35: San Diego, California
Current price for a one-bedroom: $1,890
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +8.3 percent


Number 34: Los Angeles, California
Current price for a one-bedroom: $2,200
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +8.4 percent


Number 33: Seattle, Washington
Current price for a one-bedroom: $1,840
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +8.5 percent


Number 32: Kansas City, Missouri
Current price for a one-bedroom: $870
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +8.7 percent


Number 31: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Current price for a one-bedroom: $620
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +8.8 percent


Number 30: San Jose, California
Current price for a one-bedroom: $2,400
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +9.1 percent


Number 29: Jacksonville, Florida
Current price for a one-bedroom: $940
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +9.3 percent


Number 28: Irving, Texas
Current price for a one-bedroom: $1,120
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +9.8 percent


Number 27: Nashville, Tennessee
Current price for a one-bedroom: $1,230
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +9.8 percent


Number 26: Fort Worth, Texas
Current price for a one-bedroom: $990
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +10 percent


Number 25: Indianapolis, Indiana
Current price for a one-bedroom: $630
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +10.5 percent


Number 24: Mesa, Arizona
Current price for a one-bedroom: $840
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +10.5 percent


Number 23: St. Petersburg, Florida
Current price for a one-bedroom: $940
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +10.6 percent


Number 22: Salt Lake City, Utah
Current price for a one-bedroom: $930
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +10.7 percent


Number 21: Bakersfield, California
Current price for a one-bedroom: $720
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +10.8 percent


Number 20: Virginia Beach, Virginia
Current price for a one-bedroom: $1,030
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +10.8 percent


Number 19: Washington, D.C.
Current price for a one-bedroom: $2,330
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +11.5 percent


Number 18: Las Vegas, Nevada
Current price for a one-bedroom: $840
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +12.0 percent


Number 17: Boise, Idaho
Current price for a one-bedroom: $830
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +12.2 percent


Number 16: Scottsdale, Arizona
Current price for a one-bedroom: $1,320
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +12.8 percent


Number 15: Richmond, Virginia
Current price for a one-bedroom: $1,040
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +13.0 percent


Number 14: Gilbert, Arizona
Current price for a one-bedroom: $1,100
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +13.4 percent


Number 13: Spokane, Washington
Current price for a one-bedroom: $730
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +14.1 percent


Number 12: Chandler, Arizona
Current price for a one-bedroom: $1,050
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +14.1 percent


Number 11: Toledo, Ohio
Current price for a one-bedroom: $550
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +14.6 percent


Number 10: Cleveland, Ohio
Current price for a one-bedroom: $700
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +14.8 percent


Number 9 (tie): Louisville, Kentucky
Current price for a one-bedroom: $930
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +14.8 percent


Number 9 (tie): Syracuse, New York
Current price for a one-bedroom: $930
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +14.8 percent


Number 7 (tie): Orlando, Florida
Current price for a one-bedroom: $1,150
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +15.0 percent


Number 7 (tie): Sacramento, California
Current price for a one-bedroom: $1,150
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +15.0 percent


Number 5: Reno, Nevada
Current price for a one-bedroom: $820
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +15.5 percent


Number 4: Houston, Texas
Current price for a one-bedroom: $1,260
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +15.6 percent


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Number 3: Denver, Colorado

Current price for a one-bedroom: $1,410
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +15.6 percent


Number 2: Baltimore, Maryland
Current price for a one-bedroom: $1,180
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +15.7 percent

Number 1: Tampa, Florida
Current price for a one-bedroom: $1,100
Year-to-year rent increase for a one-bedroom: +15.8 percent

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