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Here’s the Latest on Eviction Moratoriums, Rent Freezes and Mortgage Breaks in Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Here’s the Latest on Eviction Moratoriums, Rent Freezes and Mortgage Breaks in Columbus

Since the spread of COVID-19 first began impacting our lives and livelihoods, there has been a steady stream of news, opinions and (virtual) protests concerning evictions, rent freezes and mortgage payments. It can be confusing to sort it all out, especially given how complicated and little-understood these processes are to many people even in normal […]

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Apartment Rents Continue to Rise Despite Pandemic

Walker Evans Walker Evans Apartment Rents Continue to Rise Despite Pandemic

While a small handful of landlords may be waiving rent in April, the majority expect to continue to be paid — and according to a new report, they’re expecting to be paid even more than before. ApartmentList.com published its April Rent Report late last week and the numbers continue to climb. Month-over-month, the median rent for […]

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More Than Half of Columbus Residents are Now Renters

Walker Evans Walker Evans More Than Half of Columbus Residents are Now Renters

Over the course of past decade, Columbus has become a “renter-dominated market” along with 21 other major U.S. cities. That means that more than half of the population of the city of Columbus now lives in a rental units rather than an owned unit. “There’s no nice way to put this — the idea of […]

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Yes, The Amazon HQ2 Project Would Increase Your Rent

Walker Evans Walker Evans Yes, The Amazon HQ2 Project Would Increase Your Rent

Yesterday, it was revealed that Columbus was one of the top 20 finalist cities to make the short list of site locations where Amazon may build its new $5 billion HQ2 project. We don’t know when the final announcement will be made as to which city will be selected, but we do know that any […]

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Rental Rates Drop 10 Percent in Columbus in Past Month

Walker Evans Walker Evans Rental Rates Drop 10 Percent in Columbus in Past Month

If you’re already paying rent, then you’re probably paying the same amount in October that you did in September. But if you’re looking for a new apartment, then you might be pleased to know that the overall average rental rate has declined in Columbus over the course of the past month. According to a new […]

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Opinion: Library Should Preserve Housing for Student Population

Lillian Dent Lillian Dent Opinion: Library Should Preserve Housing for Student Population

As a full time CCAD student with a part time job and no car, finding an affordable apartment this summer has been a problem. Our Downtown, like many cities, is quickly becoming a place for only the richest residents, boasting beautiful brownstones on Gay Street and sky-high luxury apartments on Broad. Luckily, a two-bedroom apartment […]

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Columbus Rental Rates Spike 13 Percent in Past Month

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Columbus Rental Rates Spike 13 Percent in Past Month

For the last two months Columbus has seen one of the highest one-bedroom rent increases in the country, according to a study done by ABODO. Vacancies are getting fewer and farther between, according to the study. “As demand for rental properties continues to climb, vacancy rates have plummeted to the lowest level since 1985” … “Only […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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