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South Philly rent on the rise

Last week the Center City District released a new report on the housing development in Philadelphia.

table-sevenThe most notable finding from this data is the continuous increase in rent in South Philly neighborhoods, including pretty large changes happening in Point Breeze.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing :  Graduate Hospital :  Passyunk Square :  Pennsport 

Rent has gone up 11 percent in 1 year in ‘S. Philly East,’ random website says

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A San Francisco-based rental app called Lovely says that rent in “South Philly East” has gone up 11 percent in the last year. In Graduate Hospital, they say, rent has gone down 7 percent.

The median rental price for South Philly East — their boundaries aren’t clear — went from $978 in January 2013 to $1099 now, according to their figures. In Graduate Hospital, rent went down from $1600 to $1495.

Technically Philly reported the survey, noting that the highest rent increase was in the Cedar Park neighborhood in West Philly at 17 percent. We’ve reached out to Lovely to find out how they came up with these numbers. You never know with these kinds of listicle surveys, which are marketing ploys to get people to come to their website. In this case, apparently it worked.

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Rent’s still pretty cheap in South Philly, says one website. Are they right?

The Tumblr blog Kwelia has a nifty interactive graphic that lists rental prices per square foot around the city, and for an out-of-town site, they definitely got the neighborhoods figured out.

But they say that Germantown, for instance, is more expensive than Passyunk Square by a tiny bit and that Newbold is pricier than East Passyunk Crossing. That doesn’t sound right.

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