Posts tagged Rent Burden
What's Rent Got to Do With It?

Eventually, I escaped the rent burden by moving out of the country where rent was somewhat in proportion to average salaries earned. Again truth be told, the overall size of those Japanese apartments were microscopic in comparison to the pre-war classic 6 (apartment with six separate rooms including a formal dining room, two bedrooms and a home office/den/maid’s quarter depending on your lifestyle) I still fantasize about. Nonetheless, the sting of being virtually priced out of my home still hurts.

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