Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Differences Between Low-Income Senior Housing and Section 8

Bonface Landi

 · Dec 21, 2021

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You may have heard the terms “low-income senior housing” and “Section 8” before. Though both are programs managed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), there are many differences between the two. For both, however, your income must fall within a certain range. Given the many benefits of these programs, competition tends […]

“Rent control” refers to a state government’s decision to limit the rent a landlord can charge. In simpler terms, if a tenant in Texas pays $1,000 a month living in a rent-controlled apartment, it’s illegal for the landlord to charge them more than that in the future. Of course, since each state has different costs […]

Bonface Landi

 · Sep 2, 2021

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With the new year right around the corner, visions of fresh starts are dancing in many people’s heads. It’s true — you’d be hard-pressed to find a better way to start 2020 than by moving into a new apartment.

Cassie Damewood

 · Dec 31, 2019

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We’re all aware that mean rent prices are gradually going up (and up and up), but you might not be aware of another apartment pricing issue: namely, price fluctuation. This means that you could go tour an apartment and get a quote for it on Saturday only to find that the price is entirely different […]

Ramona Branson

 · Mar 15, 2018

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If you’re earning a minimum wage income, it can be extremely difficult to rent an apartment without help. The price of rentals across the country are far too high for a single minimum wage earner to be able to afford a proper place to stay. However, there are some things that you can do in […]

Staff Writer

 · Jun 2, 2010

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