Sallie Whitney had no plans to move from an apartment in a city neighborhood she loves for its walkability and access to transportation. But when it came time to renew the lease on her one-bedroom unit in Brewers Hill, she was shocked to see her rent jump 15%, by $300 a month. With more of her retirement income going toward rent, she’ll be forced to consider other options. So far, she has found limited choices.
Tenants feel the pinch of fast-rising rents in Baltimore and elsewhere
August 1, 2022