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Micro-unit apartments: Tiny and booming

Aug 29, 2014
Cities experiment to accommodate the glut of singles and childless couples.
Posted In: renting, apartments, micro-units
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Shocker: Rent is very, very high

Aug 22, 2014
A new study from Zillow pegs median rent at $1,318 per month nationwide.
Posted In: Housing, rental, apartments

How rising rents, falling incomes crush communities

Jun 30, 2014
The long tail of the recession still wreaks havoc on renters' real estate market.
Posted In: rental market, apartments, New York City, affordable housing

Prefab apartment buildings on the rise

Apr 21, 2014
Is modular construction poised to take off in the U.S.?
Posted In: apartments, modular buildings, factories

New York's new billionaire street

Jun 4, 2013
Three luxury high-rise apartment towers are luring the ultra-wealthy to an area of Midtown Manhattan better known for offices and stores.
Posted In: New York City, apartments, real estate

San Francisco considers allowing micro-apartments

Sep 25, 2012
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will vote today on whether to allow the building of micro-apartments as small as 150 square feet. Similar programs have started to be tested in New York and Boston.
Posted In: apartments, San Francisco, Housing

How much rent is reasonable

Apr 18, 2012
I just landed a job in Los Angeles and will be looking to rent starting in July. How much of my income is wise to spend on rent? Am I allowed to increase that number for a place like L.A., where rent is so expensive? Also, I only plan to be there for a year or so, so is it unreasonable for me to spend an extra couple hundred a month to live on the beach and take advantage of being single with my first job out of college? Sam, Athens, GA
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Americans choose renting

Jan 5, 2012
Despite record-low mortgage rates, Americans are yet to wade back into home-ownership.
Posted In: rental, apartments, interest rates, architecture, unemployment

SplitTheRent.org: Every renter's dream come true

Mar 8, 2011
There's no gracious way to equally divide the rent. Inevitably, when sharing accommodations, someone will get the smaller room, the room next t...
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