Budgets are where political and moral priorities get stated. How sick are our priorities today?
The rent: is it too damn high? A new economic research paper finds: it is.
Urban sprawl is bad. Not having enough housing to meet demand is also bad. It now appears that reconciling these two things may be harder than we thought. But not impossible!
Terrible news my friends: They have built so many new apartments in beautiful Brooklyn that rents might not go up as fast as they usually did. Uh oh, darn it, shoot!
The first of the month is always a hit on your bank account. You know it’s coming, but that never makes it hurt any less. For most renters, that monthly check to the landlord is the largest expenditure you’ll make each month. But exactly how much of your hard-earned cash should you spend on rent?