Why the Rent Is So High, and Why You Should Care

The number of people who rent in New York is at an all-time high, and some are complaining that rents are too high.The city’s housing shortage has led to a boom in the rental market, with prices skyrocketing in some neighborhoods and rents falling elsewhere.Here’s what you need to know about the latest, and what […]

Rent rises on New York apartments to help struggling tenants cover rent

Rents for New York’s most expensive apartments rose more than 5% in February, bringing the average price for a three-bedroom apartment to $1,068 a month, according to data released Wednesday by the state Housing Authority.In a statement, the Housing Authority said its rental market is “at a critical crossroads.”The agency, which oversees the city’s rental […]

How to rent a massage: What to look out for

Rent is a tricky subject.There are thousands of websites and forums that will tell you exactly what you should expect when you rent a room or a massage.But there’s no one right answer.For example, some people will recommend you rent from a company with a professional massage therapist who can take care of all the […]

When Trump’s new rent tax is unveiled, rent experts say it will be the worst in history

Renters across the country are bracing for a steep increase in their rent payments under President Donald Trump’s proposed rent tax, which would raise more than $600 billion over 10 years.The Republican plan, which is being drafted by Trump’s transition team and the Department of Housing and Urban Development, would impose a 5 percent property […]