Rent in Georgia has increased by more than 10% in the past year.
According to data provided by the Georgia Department of Community Development and Neighborhood Development, rent in the state jumped from $847 per month in August 2018 to $879 per month this August.
The total rent increases in the metro area since August 2018 are $1,839.60 per month, or 2.2% for a metro area average of $1.937 per month.
Georgia has had some of the highest rents in the country for the past few years.
The average rent in Georgia increased by nearly 11% in 2016 and 2016 is $1 and $1a respectively.
The average rent increase in the Atlanta metro area was about 12.9%.
The average price of a two-bedroom apartment in Georgia was $2,828 in 2017, which is roughly 10% higher than in 2018.
The metro area’s average rent was $1.,539 in 2017.
Atlanta is the fourth largest metro area in the U.S. with a population of about 1.3 million.
In 2018, the metro had an average rent of $2.432 per month which is a decrease of $0.14 from last year.
In 2018, Atlanta had the most affordable housing market in the nation.
The city ranked No. 1 in affordability, with an average monthly rent of less than $1 a month.
The median rent for a two bedroom apartment in the city was $3,500 in 2018, according to data from Zillow.