Making sense of housing market data

Mar 8, 2019
It's more straightforward than it seems.
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Seattle tests new law aimed at preventing discrimination by landlords

May 11, 2017
The first qualified applicant must be approved under the ordinance. Landlords are suing.
Beth Bylund outside one of the houses she rents in north Seattle.
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Renters facing affordability crisis as wages stagnate

Dec 12, 2016
Evictions are on the rise as renters pay increasing share of income for housing.
A view of historic homes on Logan Circle in Washington, D.C.
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Inflation is tame — unless you're a renter

Nov 17, 2015
Rents are up 3.7 percent nationwide, and by double digits in some urban markets.

Landlords have the upper hand in many rental markets

Feb 17, 2015
Low apartment vacancy rates mean renters are often at the mercy of landlords