San Francisco’s Median Rent Hits Yet Another New High

Its time again for the ever-terrifying monthly rental report from rental website Zumper, and the news for tenants is, as always, not so good. During August, San Francisco continued its reign as the most expensive city in the country by a wide margin. The median rent for a one-bedroom, based on Zumper’s listings, hit a new record high at $3,530, up 0.9 percent over the previous month and 13.9 percent over August 2014. However, San Francisco isn’t alone in its big annual rent increases—fourteen cities saw double digit growth over the past year.

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