To the dismay of renters, rental prices continue to trend upward, with rental prices in the nation’s top 50 metropolitan areas rising 19.8% annually in January, according to a recent Realtor.com® report.

It was the eighth straight month of double-digit increases in home prices, as the average rent in January was $1,789 a month. The report covers studios and one- and two-bedroom units.

Prices rose the most in Sun Belt cities like Miami and other Florida hotspots, up more than 50%.

Studios saw the biggest price increase in the top 50 metro areas, up 21% year over year (up $256 per month) to $1,476. One- and two-bedroom units rose 19.2% year over year to $1,652 and $2,000, respectively.