Home rentals

Houston, Atlanta and Dallas are top markets for single-family home rentals, according to Dwellsy.com

In February, Houston, Atlantaand dallas led the country as the only markets with more than 10,000 single-family homes available for rent

LOS ALTOS, CA., March 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As the COVID pandemic continues, the appeal of single-family rentals is also growing. New analysis from Dwellsy.com highlights the largest markets with the most available single-family home rentals.

“Single-family rentals represent approximately 1 in 3 rentals in the United States, but have rarely received the attention they deserve,” said Jonas Bordo, CEO and co-founder of Dwellsy. “Dwellsy is the first and only rental housing marketplace to have a significant inventory of available single-family homes, so we’re excited to launch dedicated tracking of this unique marketplace.”

Over the past two years, single-family rentals have been by far the most popular type of rental housing, resulting in a staggering 35% increase in rents for these types of properties in the past year alone.

In February, the top single family home rental markets for available rentals were:



Number of single-family home rentals available in February 2022

Feb ’22 Single family home Median rent

12 months
Change of rent


Houston, TX



+ 16%


Atlanta, Georgia



+ 50%


Dallas, TX



+ 44%


Phoenix, AZ



+ 31%


Miami, Florida



+ 20%

To see full details, including unique single-family home rental price data, please visit Dwellsy’s full list of top 50 cities.

To learn more about single-family rentals, you can also access all data to compare single-family rentals to apartment rentals.

This analysis is based on Dwellsy’s industry-leading dataset, which draws on over 12 million rental homes and apartments. In February, Dwellsy analyzed data from over 446,000 rentals available in over 400 markets across the United States.

For more details and full datasets visit Dwellsy’s rental market data hub.

About Dwellsy Data
As the largest and most inclusive rental market in the country, Dwellsy has a uniquely representative sample of asking rents. Our analysis reflects the real experience of tenants looking for a new rental over a given period. Most other housing market datasets focus only on high-end multi-family units and must use complex statistical modeling techniques based on data from several years ago in their attempts to replicate data from Dwellsy.

About Dwellsy
inhabitant is the marketplace tenants want and deserve, a comprehensive residential home rental marketplace based on the radical concept that true organic search in a free ecosystem creates more value than the pay-to-play model embraced by all listings. current rental services. Dwellsy has over 12 million residential rental home listings, more than any former classifieds site, and the most diverse set of listings, including single family rentals, condos, homes townhouses and apartments at all price points.