USA: Rents soar as foreclosure victims, young workers seek housing

LA Times – A nation still struggling to clear up one housing debacle has run smack into another — soaring rents. The foreclosure mess has pushed millions of former homeowners with tarnished credit into a competitive apartment market across the U.S. Add fresh demand from young workers, few new units and tight standards for home loans, and the result is rental sticker shock not seen in years. Read Article