Newsflash . . . The local cost of living keeps on rising, local housing is a hot mess and "free money" economics from the current administration spark a great many unintended consequences.
"With a 33.5% year-over-year increase in the average rental price for a one-bedroom apartment, Kansas City experienced the biggest rise in the country over the past year."
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At one point, Westley on Broadway Apartments offered to cut rent by half for six months in an effort to induce people to sign leases at the new Westport complex. In the height of the pandemic, that sort of offer was a comfort to renters who were hesitant to move and worried about potential layoffs or furloughs.