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CURA Housing Forum: Trends in the Twin Cities Rental Market

Date and time: 
October 26, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Rm 1-106 Hanson Hall
University of Minnesota, West Bank Campus
1925 Fourth St. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
(parking and directions)


  • Josh Dye, Marketing & Outreach Coordinator, HousingLink
  • Dan Hylton, Research Manager, HousingLink

Dye and Hylton discussed what is happening in the Twin Cities rental market based on data in HousingLink's award-winning quarterly report Twin Cities Rental Revue, including:

  • Rent trends in the apartment and shadow market (condos, duplexes, houses, townhomes)
  • For what types of homes are renters searching?
  • Rental openings by building type (e.g. Apartment, duplex, house, etc.)
  • Average security deposits, utilities renters  pay, and the background checks landlords are performing, and the implication this has on affordability

 In addition, they covered:

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