For Gen Y, renting sounds great – but try finding an affordable place

It’s a tough time to be a renter. I was rejected – and yes, I’m feeling pretty sorry for myself.

After searching for a bigger apartment on and off for the better part of a year, my partner Don and I finally put in an application for a place we liked. We have excellent credit scores, steady jobs and good references. We were confident the landlords would choose us. Why wouldn’t they?

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