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Everything you need to know about renting, whether you're a tenant or a landlord.

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Rent cuts and lease slumps: Is now the time to land a deal on a NYC apartment?

New York City rents are beginning to fall two months into a pandemic.

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In New York, the rent strike movement takes root

"Having a roof over your head and starving to death makes no sense"

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Resources for Boston-area renters amid coronavirus

Where can I go for coronavirus-related housing help? Where can I find affordable housing? Answers to these and other questions here.

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Boston-area renters and coronavirus: What to know

Can I still move May 1? Will I be evicted? What if my rent goes up? Can my rent go up? Answers to these and other questions as the pandemic upends the region’s real estate.

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Big reveal: The rent on this JP studio offering two months free

Very few Curbed Boston readers nailed this one—did you?

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How to search for a Boston-area apartment

These 12 sites provide prospective tenants with ways to filter one of the most competitive and expensive rental markets in the United States. Each has its pros and cons.

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What $2,600 rents around Boston now

Uncover what the sum commands in East Boston, the South End, Jamaica Plain, and elsewhere.

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What’s the rent on this JP studio offering two months free?

There’s no broker fee either, and the place comes with access to a fitness center and a roof deck.

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Rents throughout the Boston region remain high: report

Just when so many tenants and prospective tenants could use a break, the numbers hold steady into April.

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What $1,850 rents around Boston now

Find out what the monthly sum can command in Back Bay, Roslindale, Jamaica Plain, and elsewhere.

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What $2,100 rents around Boston now

Discover what the monthly sum commands in Dorchester, the South End, the North End, and elsewhere.

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What $1,750 rents around Boston now

Discover what the sum commands in Roslindale, Hyde Park, South Boston, the South End, and elsewhere.

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Boston rents steady heading into April despite coronavirus

It’s too early to gauge the pandemic’s effects, if any, on what’s still one the priciest U.S. cities for leasing an apartment.

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What $2,750 a month rents around Boston now

Discover what the sum commands in neighborhoods such as South Boston, Dorchester, the South End, and Beacon Hill.

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How to rent a Boston-area apartment

Know where to search, what questions to ask, when to look, and more when hunting for an apartment in one of the most expensive rental markets in the U.S.

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10 tenant rights every Boston-area renter should know

From repairs to rent increases to security deposits to withholding the monthly check, here’s what you should know if you lease a home in Greater Boston.

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What $3,400 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Hillcrest and Adams Morgan.

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What $2,800 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like downtown and Benning.

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What $1,700 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Brightwood Park and Chevy Chase.

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What $2,100 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Cleveland Park and Bloomingdale.

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D.C. could extend rent control through 2030

New legislation would ensure the program doesn’t lapse at the end of next year.

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What $2,500 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Adams Morgan and Langdon.

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What $3,600 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Columbia Heights and Dupont Circle.

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Renovated one-bedroom co-op in Dupont Circle asks $365K

The unit has tall ceilings, hardwood floors, and new appliances.

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Coalition to rally in support of stronger rent control laws this weekend

The organizing comes as D.C. considers extending rent control for another decade.

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What $2,600 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Queens Chapel and Cleveland Park.

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What are the D.C. area’s most expensive ZIP codes for renting?

No. 1: 20037, which covers parts of Foggy Bottom, West End, and Dupont Circle.

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What $2,100 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Ivy City and Capitol Hill.

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What $1,600 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Chevy Chase and Southwest.

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What $1,900 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Hill East and Forest Hills.

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Record number of people stayed at D.C. Airbnbs between Memorial Day and Labor Day

Locals made the most bookings through the platform, Airbnb says.

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More outsiders are searching for rentals in the D.C. area, report finds

Most of the searchers are in the vicinity of New York City, according to HotPads.

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What $2,300 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Adams Morgan and Columbia Heights.

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What $2,700 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Brightwood and Deanwood.

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What $3,100 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Kalorama Triangle and the H Street NE corridor.

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What $3,400 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Navy Yard and Bloomingdale.

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What $2,900 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Forest Hills and the U Street NW corridor

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What having a roommate saves you in D.C. rent

More than $8,600 a year, according to a recent study

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What $1,500 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Carver/Langston and Takoma