• Which Charlotte neighborhoods saw the biggest jump in rent?

    By: Anthony Kustura

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Families priced out of their homes, not able to afford to live in the city where they work.

    Channel 9 has been looking into Charlotte's affordable housing crisis for years.

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    We looked through new numbers from Rent.com and found the top five neighborhoods with the highest jump in rent prices over a one-year period:

    • Madison Park: 22.5% increase 
    • South End: 17% increase
    • Southside Park: 14.5% increase
    • Hickory Ridge: 14.3% increase
    • East Forest: 12.6% increase

    >> Watch the video above as we break down the impact the rising prices are having across the city.

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