By Dave Flaherty/The Oshawa Express
November brought a little bit of good news and bad news for renters in Oshawa.
Last month, the average price of a one-bedroom apartment in the city stayed at $1,200 according to a report from PadMapper.
However, that still represents a 15.4 per cent increase from November 2017.
The average price for a two-bedroom apartment was up 2.2 per cent to $1,390, representing a 15.8 per cent jump from the previous year.
The report, which compares rental prices in 24 cities across Canada, indicates that Oshawa has seen the highest jump in one-bedroom prices and second highest in two-bedroom over the past year.
Overall, Oshawa remains the ninth most expensive city to rent in among the compared cities.
Toronto has the highest average one-bedroom price at $2,260, while Vancouver tops two-bedroom prices at $3,150.
Other cities among the most expensive in Canada include Montreal, Barrie, Ottawa and Kelowna, B.C.
Windsor represents the lowest cost for a one-bedroom at $740 while St. John’s, Nfld. is the cheapest average option for a two-bedroom at $890.