The Triangle will face steep rent hikes if Amazon.com chooses the region for its second headquarters. An analysis by Apartment List shows rents would grow more in Raleigh-Durham than other cities. Relatively low median wages and a smaller population than other contenders would contribute to the increase.
In counties where rents are rising fastest, fewer and fewer rental listings are affordable to renters with Housing Choice Vouchers
If New York metro rents grow five percent, 3,000 more people will be forced into homelessness
Many renters are looking outside of city centers for more affordable housing, causing rent payments to grow faster in the suburbs than urban areas