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Rising housing demand in Boise is driving up prices and competition for buyers and renters alike. People looking for rentals often have to pay multiple application fees and those can add up quickly. 

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As Boise’s housing market becomes more and more competitive, how is that impacting renters? The current vacancy rate for rentals in Boise is 3.74%, and the average rent is $1,450. That’s according to Keller Williams Realty


We’ve heard about some possibly predatory practices among landlords that impose high fees on renters as they try to find housing. Boise City Council member Lisa Sanchez joins Idaho Matters to talk about her new proposal to regulate the fees some landlords are charging renters in the application process.

On The Thursday, May 9, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

May 8, 2019

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  • Protecting yourself and kids from measles outbreak.
  • AirBnb is squeezing Boise's rental market.
  • Robert Hayashi will discuss the Asian civil rights movement for Boise's Fettuccine Forum.