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Americans Want Bipartisan Action To Tackle Rising Rent

Terri Ludwig | Posted 06.22.2016 | Impact
Terri Ludwig

Despite an unemployment rate that has sunk below 5 percent, many Americans are justifiably concerned about their prospects - and those of their childr...

How much to live "comfortably" in Los Angeles? The Standard of Moolah.

David Rae | Posted 06.14.2016 | Los Angeles
David Rae

The Standard of Moolah in L.A. How much do you really need to live "comfortably" in LaLa Land? By DAVID RAE, CFP®, AIF® Old joke: KID: "Daddy...

Here's What an Average Apartment Costs in 50 U.S. Cities

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.07.2016 | HuffPost Home
GOBankingRates

By Andrew DePietro, Finance Writer If you want to move to a city that's better for your budget -- or maybe just to a different housing complex in ...

Here's What an Average Apartment Costs in 50 U.S. Cities

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.07.2016 | Los Angeles
GOBankingRates

By Andrew DePietro, Finance Writer If you want to move to a city that's better for your budget -- or maybe just to a different housing complex in ...

Here's What an Average Apartment Costs in 50 U.S. Cities

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.07.2016 | New York
GOBankingRates

By Andrew DePietro, Finance Writer If you want to move to a city that's better for your budget -- or maybe just to a different housing complex in ...

'Hamilton:' What Is Left to Say?

Barry Singer | Posted 05.26.2016 | Arts
Barry Singer

At last, I can talk about Hamilton. It hasn't been easy, waiting, wondering: what is all the fuss about -- is it for real? Not that I doubted Hamilton. I just couldn't get a ticket.

Why There Is No Way 'Rent' Could Exist Today

The Second City | Posted 05.05.2016 | Arts
The Second City

Twenty years after "Rent" premiered, the world is much different. Nowadays, there's no way kids can imagine living in whimsical squalor like Mark, Roger, Mimi, Angel, Collins and Maureen.

Broadway's Secret Weapon

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 05.02.2016 | Arts
Helen Eisenbach

You might not know Drew Hodges' name, but if you've enjoyed some form of popular culture in the past decade, you're living in a world he helped create.

Thank You, 'Rent,' From Suburban Teenagers Everywhere

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 04.29.2016 | Arts

The New York City-centric musical "Rent" premiered in Broadway's Nederlander Theatre on April 29, 1996. It's been 10,512,000 minutes since then. And ...

NYC Renting 'Sex and the City' or Slumlord

Rane Rhoden | Posted 04.08.2016 | New York
Rane Rhoden

Renting in NYC is expensive and the price is only rising. People quickly find out that what they envisioned their apartment would look like and the reality of what they can afford are at opposite end of the spectrum.

27 Percent of Renters in Illinois Can Barely Afford Rent

Reboot Illinois | Posted 03.08.2016 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

More than one in four renters in Illinois are barely able to make rent, according to a new analysis. In light of the state budget impasse and the fre...

Real Estate: 6 Things to Consider When Buying Your First Rental

Pauline Paquin | Posted 02.22.2016 | Business
Pauline Paquin

This post appeared first on Make Money Your Way. Buying a property is one of life's most stressful events. Most people will do it once or twice in th...

Make Money Renting Part of Your House or Basement Long Term

Pauline Paquin | Posted 02.15.2016 | Business
Pauline Paquin

This post appeared first on Make Money Your Way.   I love real estate as a way to invest and build wealth. But what if you can't buy a new place? ...

The Grim Reason Why Less People In San Francisco Struggle With Rent

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business

As residents are priced out of big cities like New York and San Francisco, unaffordable rents are quickly rising in some smaller urban areas. A repor...

The Only Way Millennials Can Afford To Live In Big Cities

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business

Millennials can absolutely afford to buy homes -- as long as they don't mind living in a house smaller than a toolshed. In over half of the biggest U....

'Rent' Veteran Calls Out Racism, Ageism, And Sexism In Show Business

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 11.04.2015 | Latino Voices

Most people know Daphne Rubin-Vega from her role as Mimi Marquez in the original cast of "Rent", but few people know the woman behind the character. T...

Cocks & Bonds: That Time I Considered Hiring a Sex Worker as a Man With Disabilities

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

Disability and sex work is never openly discussed. We need to start asking: how does it feel to pay for sex or sexual pleasure, not necessarily because you have the capital or even the desire to, but because you feel you may have no other choice?

What "Cozy" Really Means: Decoding Real Estate Listing Language

Posted 08.20.2015 | HuffPost Home

Apartment searching in big cities is a lot like a regrettable online-dating meetup. You travel great distances to a neighborhood you’re not complete...

Where Is the Modern HIV Story?

Charles Sanchez | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Charles Sanchez

Society desperately needs to see a fresh image of HIV. Despite the fact that the people with HIV can live healthy, normal lives, the negative stigma around people with HIV is incredibly powerful and prevalent.

The Rent Law of 2015

Adam Leitman Bailey | Posted 07.10.2016 | New York
Adam Leitman Bailey

On June 26, 2015, Governor Cuomo signed into law Chapter 20 of the Laws of 2015, a complex piece of legislation covering a variety of topics, most of them having nothing to do with landlord-tenant relations.

RENT in Twain: Division in a Small Town

Sharon Kay Edwards | Posted 07.03.2016 | Arts
Sharon Kay Edwards

When walking into South Jackson Civic Center, the unmistakable old schoolhouse smell of ancient hardwood and teenage dreams wafts around you. A former high school turned performing arts center, South Jackson is now center stage in its very own drama.

Money Management for the 'Boomerang' Household

Jason Alderman | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
Jason Alderman

Combined households sharing living expenses, childcare, eldercare and maintenance duties made life more affordable in the '50s. Due to recent economic realities, multi-generational living has been on the rise for many families.

How Much You Need to Make to Rent a Home in U.S. Cities

SmartAsset.com | Posted 06.22.2016 | HuffPost Home
SmartAsset.com

In a growing number of cities, a significant portion of the population spends 40% or even 50% of income on rent alone. Indeed, SmartAsset's analysis of rent data across the country found that in many places, a family would need to earn six figures to afford average market rents.

3 Pieces Of Advice For Move-In Day That are Classic Dad

Posted 07.02.2015 | Good News

Everyone can relate to the excitement, stress and worry of moving into a new apartment or house, especially on the inaugural move into independence. L...

The Tonys, 'Fun Home' and Kids

Barry Singer | Posted 06.06.2016 | Arts
Barry Singer

This year, however, two things intrigue me: My kids' first-time stake in the proceedings, and Fun Home. Lea and Sara have seen a lot of Broadway theater this season. As a result, they feel personally invested in their Tony connection to You Can't Take It With You, On the Town, An American in Paris, Something Rotten!, The King and I. Each show is real to them.