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Sunday, November 14, 2010

The Cost of Big City Life

A story on the struggles of twenty-somethings to find affordable housing in New York (with a slide show):

To be sure, earlier generations had their share of hard-luck housing stories. But statistical evidence suggests that today’s new arrivals have a tougher struggle to live well, or even adequately, compared with their counterparts of just a decade ago. Battered by the one-two punch of persistent unemployment and the city’s high housing costs, they are squeezing into ever smaller spaces and living in neighborhoods once considered dicey and remote. They are doubling, tripling, quadrupling and even quintupling up.

Steve Clowney

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