First-Time Renters: 'Know What's Important To You' When Apartment Hunting
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Marissa Szabo, 26, and her boyfriend are moving into Szabo's mother's house. The couple is saving up for a down payment. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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Sluggish Housing Market A Product Of Millions Of 'Missing Households'
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Coupling Finances: The First 'I Do' For Newlyweds?
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As the number of renters in Los Angeles increases, construction of new apartments isn't keeping pace with demand, resulting in rents higher than many can afford. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Home, Food Or Health Care: A Choice Many Renters Can't Afford
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Kaitlin Foran, a senior at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, meets with a prospective employer at a job fair at National Harbor in Maryland. T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images hide caption

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