The Urban Inquirer
A blog produced by students at Queens College, CUNY

As we already know, housing affordability has been a rising problem in NYC. Rent in this city is always increasing. Many people are becoming homeless due to this problem because they can no longer afford to pay their rent or find another home within their budget. Although there are rent stabilization laws in NYC, where […]

New York City is one of the best cities in the world, but it is also one of the most expensive cities in the world! I have lived in NYC my entire life and all I hear people complain about is how much rent is and how it is way too expensive for what they […]

Have you ever heard from a from a loved one that they longer had a place to live in due to inability to pay for rent? This has become a major issue in the United States today especially in New York City. Prices for homes are skyrocketing here in New York City, and its getting […]

As we continue to learn more about economic inequality , there are many aspects and issues in ur country that can be come into mind. In the article below, it goes into the many percentages and breaks down and shows how hard it is, for the ones in poverty to be able to obtain affordable […]

New York City has become one of the most expensive places to live in throughout the United States. Everything from transportation, gas, groceries and insurance has completely emptied the pockets of New Yorkers, no matter how hard they’re working. However, the heaviest expense of them all is rent. Finding an apartment in New York City […]