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Fair market rents in Champaign County vs. city of Champaign

By Pam G. Dempsey/CU-CitizenAccess -- According to this News-Gazette article, Urbana's City Council considered an amendment Monday night to allow longer stays at hotels and motels if the facility "as long as the hotel unit has an in-room kitchen and bathroom and meets all residential building and fire code regulations."

They approved the amendment, according to this News-Gazette story

Lower-income residents often find hotels and motels an affordable alternative to tradtional housing because they are not required to pay a full month's rent up front.

Below is an interactive look at fair market rents in Champaign County and the City of Champaign, according to a December 2010 regional housing study.

Click on the graphic to use it.

Use the drop-down menu next to "bubble size" to toggle between median gross rent rates in Champaign County and the city of Champaign.

Click on a bubble to see median gross rents by number of bedrooms and bathrooms.



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