According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for owners' equivalent rent of residences were 43.60% lower in 1995 versus 2017.
Owners' equivalent rent of residences experienced an average inflation rate of 2.64% per year between 1995 and 2017. In other words, owners' equivalent rent of residences costing $20 in the year 1995 would cost $35.46 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase.
Pricing changed by 3.24% in 1995, above the yearly average change for owners' equivalent rent of residences during the 1995-2017 time period. Compared to overall inflation for all items in 1995 (2.73%), price inflation for owners' equivalent rent of residences was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Owners' equivalent rent of residences: