The price of everything is going up, but few things have risen as fast as rent. The rule of thumb used to be that housing shouldn’t eat up more than a third of your paycheck. But these days, a lot of people are handing over half or more of their income to the landlord. Why has rent climbed so high so fast–and is there any end in sight?
Real estate reporter Prashant Gopal joins this episode to explain how we got here–and offers a dose of cautious optimism for renters. And Neil Callanan, who covers corporate finance, gives a broader view of the consequences of turmoil in commercial and housing markets around the world.
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