EXCERPT: “The average multifamily rent in the U.S. stood at $1,359 in December. The figure did not change from November but represented a year-over-year increase of 2.5%, according to a survey of 121 markets by Yardi® Matrix . . .Year-over-year rent growth leaders in December were Sacramento, Calif., Las Vegas, Orlando, Fla., California’s Inland Empire and the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro in Minnesota.” FULLSTORY: http://bit.ly/2CMZOfJ