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For Renters, the Worst Is Yet to Come

Renters looking for an apartment as Boston’s all-important September lease rollover date approaches face daunting challenges – even by the standards of the region’s typically competitive market.

Renters Hit Pause Amid Pandemic

Mounting losses and economic anxiety are injecting uncertainty into the Boston area’s apartment-hunting scene, where landlords typically hold a firm upper hand.