Wednesday, 3 July 2013 10:00 p.m.
By Lois Cairns
Christchurch tenants are now paying an average of $400 a week in rent - $107, or 36 per cent, more than they did before the September 2010 earthquake.
Over the same period, the average weekly rent for the rest of the country has increased by $37 a week, or 11 per cent.
Latest figures from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment show that finding a rental for less than $300 a week is becoming increasingly difficult in Christchurch, w ...