Rents in Los Angeles are shooting up--they're now 5.9 percent above their pre-recession peak in the county--largely because of high housing prices and low rental stock. Meanwhile, the recession stalled apartment development and pushed a lot of homeowners back...
As of the 6th of December, visitors to the Property Squirrel website can now search for properties to rent or buy.
Welcome back to Curbed Comparisons, where we scour San Francisco's rental listings to see what your monthly budget will get you across the city. This week, we're investigating apartments listed for $3,300/month. We're going to surprise you this week and...
Front Back For Thanksgiving this year, my husband and I wanted to do something different with the family. So for the entire week we rented a wonderful 4 bedroom house/cabin in Flagstaff, AZ. For the reasonable price, you get a large kitchen, dining, living, fireplace, and master bedroom suite. Show More Summary
Why didn't someone come up with this idea before? Guys have rented tuxedos for years. Now women can rent designer evening gowns. The two Jennifers (Hyman and Fleiss), who founded Rent the Runway after earning their Harvard MBAs, have created a wildly successful business. Show More Summary
Today, homelessness, poverty, and housing policy are the focus of a big debate among liberals. After the 2008 crisis rooted in homeownership, more and more people are renting every day. But liberals have not really grappled with the problem of affordable housing, and traditional solutions are unequal to the task. The Obama administration’s housing policies […]
A simpler, more functional way to find a new place to live Finding just the right place to rent for your next apartment or home can be a very frustrating experience. If you've spent any decent amount of time looking to rent, you've no...Show More Summary
Name: Lorenzo Diggins Jr/The Essential Man Location: The Unique Space | Downtown Los Angeles (Arts District) Size: 180 square feet Years lived in: A little over a month — Rented Last week I took a visit to the new Unique Space in downtown LA, where I met Lorenzo Diggins, creator of The Essential Man and got a tour of his new workspace. Show More Summary
A California college student has done something very unusual this holiday season. She recently posted an ad on Craigslist, asking to rent a family this month. Jackie Turner, who comes from a broken home, writes in her advertisement: "I...Show More Summary
TweetA modern-day warrior Mean mean stride, Today’s Tom Sawyer Mean mean pride. Click to expand No, her mind is not for rent To any god or government. Always hopeful, yet discontent, She knows changes aren’t permanent, But change is. Exit the warrior, Today’s Tom Sawyer, She gets high on you, And the energy you trade, [...]
Rent prices are up 6 percent over the past decade, while renter income has dropped 13 percent
Norway has asked neighboring Sweden to rent out vacant prison space to house some prisoners it doesn’t have room to incarcerate, Norwegian authorities announced Monday. Sweden has recently closed some of its prisons because of a sharp...Show More Summary
(Photo: Sam Battles) Promoter Tommy Giodone calls it “the toughest sport on wool.” For the past 18 years, he’s rented ewes from ranchers and offered kids between the ages of 4 and 7 the chance to live the life of a rodeo bull rider. The kids wear protective gear, but otherwise it’s a lot like the adult sport. Show More Summary
The young and poor who rent their homes have been crunched both by rising housing costs and falling incomes.
Q: I recently moved into a small, rented apartment, and one of the major downfalls is the bathroom: specifically, the shower in the bathroom. I have always loved to have long, warming showers, but since moving into the apartment my showers are now quick and not very enjoyable. Show More Summary
Post by Jeanne Sager. According to the song, this is the most wonderful time of the year what with the parties for hosting and marshmallows for roasting and all. But for a 26-year-old woman from California who doesn't have a family to swap presents with, the holidays were shaping up to be pretty grim. Show More Summary
A French artist has cleverly turned the neglected sides of urban public spaces into emergency shelters--a living billboard for the problems of rising rents and housing shortages. Twenty-three homeless shelter pods barnacled to the side of a railroad station in Marseilles, France, are safe, for now. Once they touch the ground, most legal bets are off. Read Full Story
To advance the mission of finding auxiliary income streams that could exceed gross scheduled tenant rents, I offer the following fictional story: It’s pretty underwhelming as you approach this “tenant-proof” apartment complex. You can...Show More Summary
The landlord tenant relationship can be one filled with conflict, where the landlord is always fighting to collect the rent and the tenants are always fighting to get things repaired or trashing the property. Or, it can be a relationship...Show More Summary
Morning! Here's what's happening in tech right now: A hoax and a Google shuttle bus took over the Internet yesterday. Demonstrations in San Francisco claimed Google's wealthy employees were causing rent prices to skyrocket. A planted...Show More Summary