Rent for 2-bedroom apartments rising quickly in Tacoma

As rent increases across Washington, the city of Tacoma is seeing an interesting trend for a particular style of apartment.

TACOMA, Wash. — Census data used in the American Community Survey are showing that two-bedroom apartments are seeing a higher rate of rent increase than other units.

Like in many parts of the country, securing affordable housing in Tacoma can be tough.

Marilyn Peneff moved to Tacoma from Seattle, hoping to find better prospects, but says she’s come up short.

In the meantime, she and her husband are staying in an apartment, but now she is worried about another thing: rent hikes.

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