Apartment shortage is forcing up rents

Adam Allington Dec 22, 2014
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Not a sign of the times, in Centreville, Virginia.  (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Apartment shortage is forcing up rents

Adam Allington Dec 22, 2014
Not a sign of the times, in Centreville, Virginia.  (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)
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Freddie Mac reports there’s a shortage of rental housing, giving a boost to big investors who bought thousands of foreclosed houses on a bet they’d be able to jack up rents.

Well, now they can.

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