Housing Inflation is Going Nowhere But Up: Morning Brief

Yahoo News, March 15, 2022–Amanda Fung
Rent growth, not just soaring energy prices, is doing its part to push inflation to a 40-year high and there’s little sign of it letting up. Rent inflation rose at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.2% (highest since 2007) and an increase of 0.6% month-on-month (highest level since 1987), according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Price Index.