9 Cheap Apartments for rent in Fort Collins, CO

Last updated September 26 at 5:50AM
3106 Palm Ct
P.O.E.T
Fort Collins, CO
Updated September 26 at 1:33AM
2 Bedrooms
$950
927 James Court 2
Lake Street Homes
Fort Collins, CO
Updated September 26 at 3:55AM
1 Bedroom
$790
Results within 20 miles of Fort Collins, CO
2831 W 28th Street # 40
Greeley
Greeley, CO
Updated September 26 at 3:55AM
2 Bedrooms
$850
2025 4th Ave
Alta Vista
Greeley, CO
Updated September 26 at 1:33AM
1 Bedroom
$650
609 8th Ave
Downtown Greeley
Greeley, CO
Updated September 26 at 3:16AM
Studio
$575
9th St 1314
City Center
Greeley, CO
Updated September 26 at 1:32AM
Studio
$550
609 8th Ave
Downtown Greeley
Greeley, CO
Updated September 26 at 1:33AM
2 Bedrooms
$775
609 8th Ave
Downtown Greeley
Greeley, CO
Updated September 26 at 1:33AM
2 Bedrooms
$875
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Rent Report
Fort Collins

September 2017 Fort Collins Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2017 Fort Collins Rent Report. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Fort Collins rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

Fort Collins rents increased marginally over the past month

Fort Collins rents have increased 0.1% over the past month, and are up moderately by 2.1% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Fort Collins stand at $950 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,160 for a two-bedroom. Fort Collins' year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 3.8%, as well as the national average of 3.0%.

Fort Collins rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

Rent growth in Fort Collins has been relatively stable over the past year - some other large cities have seen more substantial increases; in contrast, rents in a few cities have actually declined. Fort Collins is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Other cities across the state have seen rents increase, with Colorado as a whole logging rent growth of 3.8% over the past year.
  • Fort Collins' median two-bedroom rent of $1,160 is equal to the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 3.0% over the past year compared to the 2.1% rise in Fort Collins.
  • While rents in Fort Collins remained moderately stable this year, similar cities saw increases, including Seattle (+5.4%), Colorado Springs (+5.3%), and Phoenix (+4.9%); note that median 2BR rents in these cities go for $1,710, $1,210, and $1,020 respectively.
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Fort Collins than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,070, which is more than two-and-a-half times the price in Fort Collins.

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Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

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