Zillow: Rental dollars goes further in these cities
According to Zillow's latest analysis, Kansas City is one of 10 big cities offering the best combination of current rental prices, price per square foot, low year-over-year changes in cost of rent and low cost of rent compared with the cost of buying a home.
If you're looking to rent, this could mean the difference between a two-bedroom with a private patio and a 500-square-foot studio. And for prospective buyers facing the current rise in home values and low for-sale inventory, renting in one of these cities may present an attractive alternative. Here's a list from Zillow (Z) of homes for rent in the top 10 places where you can get the biggest bang for your buck.