Is Your Rent Subsidizing the Single Guy Next Door?

Renters pay more taxes
Renters pay more taxes

Certain homeowners across the nation would like to say something to you, dear Renter: "Aren't you skating out of 'responsibility' by paying fewer taxes than us?"

Well, Mr. and Mrs. Assumes-too-much, have a look at what the National Multi Housing Council (NMHC) has to say: " appears that in many jurisdictions apartment residents are subsidizing their single-family neighbors."

Oh, snap!

Turns out that the average renter does, in fact, pay their share of local taxes and maybe more than that. Here's how: