Pittsburgh Apartment Utility Billing

Submetering and Ratio Utility Billing Systems (RUBS) Regulations

Submetering and RUBS in Pittsburgh, PA

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Ratio Utility Billing Systems (RUBS) Allowed (with restrictions)
SubmeteringAllowed (with restrictions)
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Ratio Utility Billing Systems (RUBS) Law is silent
SubmeteringLaw is silent
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Ratio Utility Billing Systems (RUBS) Not allowed (with exceptions)
SubmeteringNot allowed (with exceptions)

Pittsburgh Information

  • Pittsburgh has a population of 305,000 people. 
  • The average 2-bedroom apartment rents for $1018 per month.
  • Utilities are higher than the median US cost.

Multifamily owners concerned about their net operating income have some choices to make about how utilities are allocated to their multifamily properties and should be aware of local utility regulations.


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