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A for sale sign posted in front of a residence in Magna, Utah with contact information and a website for the realtor on Sept. 24, 2022. (Photo by Sarah Karr | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Lien: While Rent Increases, Our Morals Decrease

By Kayla Lien, Opinion Writer September 30, 2022

  I recently received an email saying my rent will go up this month, which I expected — but I didn’t expect a $300 increase. My living space is clearly low-income housing: there’s water damage...

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Alexander: We Need to Regulate the Rental Market

By CJ Alexander, Special Projects Managing Editor August 12, 2021

  According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition, a Utah rental home needs to cost $377 a month for a minimum-wage worker to afford it. In Salt Lake City, the average rent for a one-bedroom...

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