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Win a year's free rent unless you live in NYC

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2019
BRICK UNDERGROUND’S
Holiday Tipping Poll
Holiday Tipping Poll
How much do you plan to tip the building staff this year?

Rent.com wants us to know that according to an unnamed survey, 87%  of Americans no longer believe owning a home is the American Dream. It's also offering to pay your rent for a year if you win their "New American Dream" contest, such as your desire to be "traveling the world, sending your kids to college, starting a business or becoming a rock star" rather than remain a slave to your mortgage payment.  Sound good?  New Yorkers need to pay attention to this caveat: That year's worth of rent is capped at $10,000 total.   According to StreetEasy.com, the median cost of renting a one bedroom in New York City is $2,600 a month ($31,200 a year), and the median studio will set you back $2,100 a month ($25,200 a year)--though we did find this Crown Heights studio listed for $820 a month ($10,200 a year).  Given the realities of our New York winter, we might be happier winning the second prize: $3,000 worth of diamonds and a 7-day St. Thomas vacation.   (Rent.com)