Rent?increases are never, ever fun. Every year, I hold my breath when it’s time to renew my?lease, in the hopes that the hike is stirll within my housing budget. Sure, it may be easier than ever to find homes for rent online, but I love where I live, and would like to stay there as long as I can.
Fortunately, my landlords have always played fair. But let's be frank—some don't. And when that happens, it leaves?many tenants wondering: What are the rules on raising rent, anyway?