Kansas City 3Q23 Multifamily Market Insights Report: Vacancy dips, even as new units continue to come online


  • The Kansas City multifamily market posted a solid third quarter, as the vacancy rate continued to trend lower while asking rents inched higher. Developers have been active, bringing roughly 3,100 units online year to date.
  • The vacancy rate declined by 20 basis points for the second consecutive quarter. Area vacancy currently sits at 5.1%, unchanged from one year ago.
  • Asking rents ticked higher by 0.5% during the third quarter, reaching $1,171 per month. Local rents advanced 2.8% from one year ago.
  • Multifamily sales activity was light in recent months, lagging levels from the first half of the year. Transaction volume to this point in 2023 is down 45% from levels recorded last year. The median price to this point in 2023 is $113,500 per unit.

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