Josh Barro At Business Insider: ‘Dear New Yorkers: Here’s Why Your Rent Is So Ridiculously High’

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Lots of demand, short supply, rent-control and costs passed down to you.

Average asking rents in New York City have climbed to $3,017, according to REIS research. Everyone is freaking out about it

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2 thoughts on “Josh Barro At Business Insider: ‘Dear New Yorkers: Here’s Why Your Rent Is So Ridiculously High’

  1. The reason for higher rent is rent Control Act,. this act has back fired. The rent Control Act meant to reduce rent and make available rental stock among the needy. But resulted in Key money system and hike in rent.

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