- Responses in social media ranged from head-nods to cringes.
- — ThisGuyBlogs (@ThisGuyBlogs)Wed, Oct 26 2011 16:43:05
How to solve the problem -- persuade banks to lend more funds? Move?
- — JMaddenMass (@JMaddenMass)Tue, Oct 25 2011 14:01:21Greater Boston multifamily production down 75%, w sky high rents. What's in the way? How do we get lenders, local boards moving? ow.ly/786EV
High rents aren't unique to Boston. A Vermonter complains it's just as expensive to live in Burlington.
- — LauraRGray (@LauraRGray)Tue, Oct 25 2011 15:28:38@TimAsheforMayor Thanks for addressing affordable home prices. Rent is a huge barrier for young professionals too! Boston rent for BTV wages
- And New Yorkers think we should just shut up.
- Read the report:
Study Confirms Boston's High Rents
The 2011 Greater Boston Housing Report Card, released October 25, said it: "Rents are at their highest ever." If you want to rent a one-bedroom apartment in the area, you'll pay an average of $1,583. Are you dealing with Boston's high rents? Tweet your story to @wgbhnews.
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