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Southern California apartment rents will keep climbing, report predicts

Southern California apartment rents will keep climbing, report predicts

Southern California apartment rents are expected to get even pricier over the next two years, as demand increases along with job growth, a report released Wednesday said.

In Los Angeles County, average rents in 2018 are forecast to hit $2,304, up 3% from the previous year. In 2019, rents are expected to climb another 3%, to $2,373, according to the annual USC Casden Real Estate Economics Forecast.

Similar increases are expected in Orange County, where the average rent is expected to rise to $2,157 in 2019.

So far this year, rent growth has actually slowed in both counties. Averages in the second quarter rose 1% over the previous year, compared with the 6% and 5%...

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