Apartment rents have continued to rise this year in Los Angeles. According to a report from Apartment List, apartment rents in the market have increased for five consecutive months, up 1.9% over the same period in 2017. The month-to-month increases, however, have been nominal and the momentum is slowing. In May, apartment rents have increased more than 1% but despite the slowed momentum, the average rent for a two-bedroom apartment is $1,750. By comparison, the national average for a two-bedroom apartment is $1,170.