Philadelphia rental market


Why I Decided to Stop Renting in Philly and Take the Home-Ownership Plunge

I expected my apartment hunt to be over before the weekend. After all, I’ve never been particularly picky. My must-haves were few, and after a […]


Apartments Got Cheaper In Philly This Year, Ranked 16th Highest in the Nation

You might not have noticed this amidst all the openings of new high-end (and high-rent) apartment buildings this year, but the median rent for a one-bedroom […]


Rent Watch: Philly’s 3 Most Expensive ‘Hoods for a 1-Bedroom Apartment

It’s the middle of the summer and chances are good that you might be looking for a new place to live. We have a map […]


The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: Philly’s Median Rent Report

First things first: if you haven’t already, take a peek at the latest numbers crunched by Meyers Research chief economist and Lindy Institute senior research fellow […]


Urban Homeownership Is Dying Away

[Updated at 8:15 p.m. with context from a Pew Philadelphia Research Initiative study on the same subject.] Cities are booming, but urban homeownership is fading […]


Report Finds Philly Is Among the Best Markets for Renting to Millennials

Millennials have no doubt been the source of several headlines these last few years, and it looks like the Generation Y-talk won’t be stopping anytime […]