10 Cities Where Rents Are Rising the Most

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It might not sound like good news for tenants, but rising rents are usually an early sign that the local economy is picking up steam. And since renters often turn into buyers, steep rent increases can be one thing that boosts home purchases and helps the housing market recover. Here are 10 cities where rents are rising the most, according to data provided by research firm REIS.

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