Which Charlotte neighborhoods saw the biggest jump in rent?

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.