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All we keep hearing about is how rental rates are going up around our bay area.

Have you tried to rent a place in South Tampa recently? Yeesh! Well, this seems a little surprising, but according to a recent study performed by Rent Cafe, Tampa is one of the cities that is good for renters.

To come up with the list, they looked at 17 metrics that focused on affordability. They also looked at the selection and quality of apartments that could be found in each city and the quality of the neighborhoods, rates of occupancy, possibilities for job growth, pollution, etc.

Here is the list of the top 15 cities:

  • 1. Round Rock, TX

  • 2. Raleigh, NC

  • 3. Conroe, TX

  • 4. Greenville, SC

  • 5. Orlando, FL

  • 6. Jacksonville, FL

  • 7. Charlotte, NC

  • 8. Charleston, SC

  • 9. Atlanta, GA

  • 10. Austin, TX

  • 11. Sarasota, FL

  • 12. Savannah, GA

  • 13. Plano, TX

  • 14. Knoxville, TN

  • 15. Tampa, FL