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'Marketplace' Report: Rising Rents

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'Marketplace' Report: Rising Rents

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'Marketplace' Report: Rising Rents

'Marketplace' Report: Rising Rents

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According to a study released Thursday by the Center for Housing Policy, the number of people shelling out more than half their income to landlords has doubled over the past decade. The problem is expected to get worse as rents continue to rise and foreclosures force home owners into apartments. Sam Eaton of Marketplace talks with Alex Cohen.