Spiraling Rents in our Region
Affordable rents in the DC region are disappearing fast; a recent report notes that half the number of low cost units available today than there were a decade ago. Rents are soaring as jobs continue to attract more people to our region and an explosion of new residential buildings feeds a mostly high-end market. Some say government needs to step in to ensure housing for everyone. We explore what's happening in the rental market, and how it affects all of our neighborhoods.