Rent Goes Up

Just got my annual rent “adjustment” letter from management, adding $70 to my current rent starting in a month. It was more than I expected. Another increase like this without any other changes to my finances, and I’ll have effectively been priced out of this city.

In other possibly related news, all personal reading has been suspended in favor of Home Buying for Dummies and the home ownership chapters of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Personal Finance in Your 20s and 30s.