Survey: 83 percent of San Francisco metro area renters plan to leave

August 18, 2017 05:03PM

Eighty-three percent of renters living in the Bay area plan on leaving the area, a survey by rental site ApartmentList found. Nearly two-thirds of that group cited the cost of living in the San Francisco metro area as the reason they wanted out. The second most popular reason among want-aways was the job market, with 13 percent saying they would emigrate to find better prospects elsewhere. [Curbed SF]