Elisabeth Niman and Alexandria Walters

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Downtown Phoenix rent: Can you afford it?

In Phoenix, the cost of housing and rent has increased and continues to rise. According to RentCafe , Phoenix rents increased 7.1 percent in 2016, which is higher compared to the national average of 4 percent.

If you have been considering moving downtown, has the cost of living caused you to reconsider? If you currently live downtown, has rising rent posed a problem for you? If you own property downtown, how does this affect you?

Cronkite News wants to know what you think. Your answers will not be published without your permission.

A reporter from Cronkite News or the Public Insight Network may reach out to you for more information.

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