How Much Will an Extra Bedroom Cost You in Rent?

How Much Will an Extra Bedroom Cost You in Rent?

Advertisement Supported by Calculator How Much Will an Extra Bedroom Cost You in Rent? A study reveals the U.S. cities where you’ll pay the most in additional rent when sizing up to an apartment with an extra bedroom. It’s become increasingly clear over the past year that remote work is not going to fade away when the pandemic does. A survey of 20,000 renters conducted by RentCafé this May found that a third of respondents were working from home and expected to continue, either fully or partially. Among respondents expecting to continue remote work, 75 percent said they didn’t have a separate room to work from, instead making use of bedrooms, living rooms, kitchens and even closets. A third said they were looking to upgrade to a place with an extra room. But how much will that cost? Among the 100 largest U.S. cities, the additional rent needed for another room ranged from 11 percent (or $131) in Stockton, Calif., to a whopping 43 percent (or $1,532) in Manhattan. (To prevent skewing the data in New York City, where rents …
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