Rental market growing more competitive

Rental market growing more competitive
Rental market growing more competitive

Rental market growing more competitive

The end of summer marks a shift in the housing market-renters moving in and out of apartments and starting new leases. Finding a place that checks all your boxes can be a bloodsport, with potential tenants pulling out all the stops to stand out for landlords and leasing agents. WBEZ reporter Lauren Chooljian shares her recent experience on the rental hunt, and housing reporter Dennis Rodkin details hot rental areas and offers tips on how renters can lock down the place they want. Photo: Flickr/kara.hanlon