Rent affordability will deteriorate over next two years Yahoo Finance A new report from Zillow shows that rents across the U.S. are increasing, and not just in the expected regions of New York City, San Francisco and Boston. Overall, rents increased 3.3% year-over-year as of January. But many cities outpaced that, including Kansas City, which saw rent grow more than double the national average, jumping 8.5% year-over-year.
Case-Shiller: The housing recovery is faltering Housing Wire Home prices saw a slight increase in nine cities covered by the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices in December. Both the 10-City and 20-City Composites saw year-over-year increases in December compared to November.