The staff at Tumblr linked to some of their favorite blogs of the moment, and one of them is called "THE WORST ROOM"—a blog about "trying to find affordable housing in New York City" but is really a blog about some of the saddest rooms for rent on the market for crazy amounts of money. One thousand dollars a month to live in someone's walk-in closet! Is there any air circulation? Who knows!? My stars.
How to not drive your generous friends crazy when they offer to let you live with them for a few months.
Jumping off from my previous WWYD column, I woke up this morning to find a bunch of messages on Twitter from some fine folks discussing what percentage of their income they spend on rent.
In Harvard Magazine, the architects who won New York City's "microstudio" competition explain how they came up with their concept.
I'm pretty sure I read in one of your articles or comments that you didn't plan on being a homeowner one day. I was wondering about why that might be. My parents try to be pretty practical when it comes to money and I've heard them say things about how rent is basically throwing away money and its better to have that money go towards a mortgage. Obviously it makes sense to rent while we're young, but I was just curious why someone who is really into spending wisely wouldn't want to own a home. Maybe I'm missing something? — S.S.