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Where Does the Train of Rising Rents Stop in Chicago?
Updated 3 months ago
Rents are Going up in the Windy City The Chicago "L" is the fourth largest heavy rail rapid transit system in the U.S. As an essential part of most Chicagoans' lives, the L system serves on average 780,000 riders each weekday. We at RentHop, therefore, believe that it is our duty to map out the…
Chicago, the Poopy City - A Closer Look at Chicago’s Dog Poop Problem
Updated 6 months ago
We have all been there, enjoying a beautiful spring day, maybe walking to meet some friends for dinner. Suddenly SQUISH uh-oh. In a split second, there is a rush of feelings: anger, sadness, embarrassment or maybe even nausea. You could not help but wonder "who on earth doesn't clean up after…
Violent Crimes by Neighborhoods in Chicago in 2018
Updated 11 months ago
Chicago has been considered a dangerous city in many respects since as early as the 1960s and, in many years, has been considered the "murder capital" of the United States. With attention focused on shootings and gun crimes in Chicago, RentHop's data science team has taken a look at violent…
Can You Afford to Live in Chicago in 2018?
Updated 11 months ago
Fewer than half of Chicago Neighborhoods are Affordable Curious which parts of Chicago are actually affordable? With widely varying rents across the city ($850 in Riverdale vs $3,154 in River North for the median two-bedroom) it's no surprise that some neighborhoods have rents that are just too…
Chicago's Rat Complaints Continue to Grow
Updated 13 months ago
Chicago ranks #1 as the "rat capital" in the country. The abundance of garbage and buildings in The Windy City makes it a great location for these rats to seek shelter and food for survival. The presence of these furry critters poses a threat to city dwellers due to the fact that they are…
Save Up To $440 Per Month By Renting A Little Further From Downtown Chicago
Updated 15 months ago
For renters on a budget, finding affordable apartment rentals in a big city is not an easy feat. In this study, we analyze how distances from various boundaries separating contiguous neighborhoods in Chicago could influence the median rents of apartments. Key Findings from the Study: A…
Can You Afford To Live In Chicago? (Armour Square Ranked Least Affordable)
Updated 26 months ago
Less than a Third of Chicago Neighborhoods are Affordable Curious which parts of Chicago are actually affordable? With widely varying rents across the city ($725 in Burnside vs $3,100 in Near North Side for the median two-bedroom) it's no surprise that some neighborhoods have rents that are just…
Chicago Median Rent by L Train Stop 2017
Updated 28 months ago
Next Stop Higher Rent Prices Chicago's CTA 'L' train system is an essential part of many Chicagoan's lives. With around 800,000 riders each weekday, it eases traffic congestion and improves the lives of every Chicagoan, even the ones that don't ride it. It should be no surprise then, that it is…
Chicago's Dog Poop Problem - 2016 The Worst Year So Far
Updated 29 months ago
Complaints for Neglected Dog Waste on the Rise We've all been there, enjoying a beautiful spring day, maybe walking to meet some friends for dinner. Suddenly - SQUISH - oh no! In a split second there's a rush of emotions: anger, sadness, embarrassment, and nausea. Who are these degenerates that…
1908-2016 Rent Prices Soar - Apartments Shrink - The Cubs Keep Winning
Updated 34 months ago
Over the past 108 years Chicago has really changed, but some things will always be the same. Needing a place to live is one of those things, and we've found it wasn't nearly as easy as it is today to find an apartment in 1908. There was no RentHop, or Craigslist, or internet whatsoever, so…
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