Friday, April 10, 2015

To afford "hip" in a big blue world you must live like you did in college.

No wonder people are fleeing New York City in large numbers. They need to to live like Americans.

From the point of view of couples, the cash collected from a roommate can outweigh the trade-offs as rents in the city continue to rise. The median monthly rent in March in Manhattan was $3,395, up 6.1 percent over the same period in 2014, the second highest level reached in more than seven years, according to the appraiser Jonathan J. Miller in a report for Douglas Elliman. And renters aren’t finding much relief in Brooklyn or Queens, where rents have been increasing for some time.”

The irony is that the NYT article has none.

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