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Op-Ed: Let’s Be Honest, It’s Time For A Rent Ceiling In Boise
Op-Ed: Let’s Be Honest, It’s Time For A Rent Ceiling In Boise
With the way the housing market is in Boise, I think it's fair to use the word "crisis." That's what we're dealing with. Homes that were $200,000 in 2019 are now going for more than $700,000 and I'm not even exaggerating that much. Even the Upper-Middle class is finding it hard to afford to own a home in Boise. As more and more of us are priced out of owning, we are turning to renting--and you best believe the landlords in this town know it.
How Long Will We Be Stomaching These Gas Prices? ‘As Long As It Takes’
How Long Will We Be Stomaching These Gas Prices? ‘As Long As It Takes’
The national average just passed $5 a gallon, a new record. Here in Idaho we are paying significantly more than the national average. Our average currently sits closer to $5.25 per gallon, with Camas County being hit the hardest with an average of almost $5.70 a gallon. The state of California is currently averaging roughly $6.42 a gallon, the highest average in the country. Our whole region has been deeply impacted by gas prices. The five states paying the most per gallon are California, Nevada, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington.

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