Posts Tagged ‘Housing Costs’

Senior couple holds up a small replica of a home.

Differences Between Low-Income Senior Housing and Section 8

You may have heard the terms “low-income senior housing” and “Section 8” before. Though both are programs managed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), there are many differences between the two. For both, however, your income must fall within a certain range. Given the many benefits of these programs, competition tends […] read more

Rent-controlled apartment building.

The ABCs of Rent-Controlled Apartments

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“Rent control” refers to a state government’s decision to limit the rent a landlord can charge. In simpler terms, if a tenant in Texas pays $1,000 a month living in a rent-controlled apartment, it’s illegal for the landlord to charge them more than that in the future. Of course, since each state has different costs […] read more

The Salt Lake City skyline

The Best Cities for Renters in 2020

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With the new year right around the corner, visions of fresh starts are dancing in many people’s heads. It’s true — you’d be hard-pressed to find a better way to start 2020 than by moving into a new apartment. read more

Why Do Apartment Prices Fluctuate?

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We’re all aware that mean rent prices are gradually going up (and up and up), but you might not be aware of another apartment pricing issue: namely, price fluctuation. This means that you could go tour an apartment and get a quote for it on Saturday only to find that the price is entirely different […] read more

How to Rent an Apartment on a Minimum Wage Income

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If you’re earning a minimum wage income, it can be extremely difficult to rent an apartment without help. The price of rentals across the country are far too high for a single minimum wage earner to be able to afford a proper place to stay. However, there are some things that you can do in […] read more