after several years of being in a landlord’s market. Generally speaking, rent is still rising, but at a slower pace, while vacancy rates are increasing. This means that renters can benefit from a few more options in the rental market, as well as amenities and amenities concessions like discounted rent or freebies. Furthermore, some landlords may be willing to negotiate a rental rate more than they previously would have. However, many factors are in play, so it is important for renters to be savvy when searching for an apartment and reviewing the rental market. Ultimately, renters should seek to negotiate a rent that meets in the middle of rental expectations and financial realities.