Top Cities for Renting (Not Buying) in the Bay Area

Anyone who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area is completely aware of the high cost of living, especially when it comes to housing. Home prices in the area are some of the highest in the entire country. In fact, there have been reports of employees from high tech companies making six figures that still can’t afford the high cost of living in the area. See Scraping by on six figures? Tech workers feel poor in Silicon Valley's wealth bubble and High Paid Tech Workers Explain How They Can't Afford Rent in Silicon Valley.

Best Places to Rent in San Francisco Bay Area

So what if you’re just looking to rent a nice place in town? For some even that can be very difficult to afford. However, there are some spots that are more affordable than others, when compared to buying. You just have to know where to look.