Being priced out of LA comes with its own cost

Nov 13, 2023
With rent nearing $3,000 for a two-bedroom apartment, Brenda Mendoza decided to purchase a home instead. Problem is, she now lives nearly 100 miles away from work.
Brenda Mendoza, an employee at JW Marriott, decided to move out of LA after seeing rents continue to rise. Now she has to start her day at 3 a.m.
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