Vacancy in the San Bernardino apartment market has been at or below 3.0% from the first quarter of 2014 through the third quarter of 2017. The rate for that quarter was 3.0%, up 20 basis points for the period and up 40 year-to-date following a decline by 40 through 2016. By the end of November, the rate had added 40 basis points. At $1,300 and $1,252 per month, third quarter asking and effective averages were up 2.7% and 1.9% year-to-date. Gains in the third quarter alone, however, were just 0.4% for both rates. And an essentially flat performance followed over the next two months.