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Rent Affordability Calculator

This calculator shows rentals that fit your budget. Savings, debt, and other expenses could impact the amount you want to spend on rent each month. Input your net (after tax) income and the calculator will display rentals up to 40% of our estimated gross income.

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Your after tax (job + side gig) take home pay

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Payments to credit cards, loans, auto, etc.

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The amount you set aside

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Rent, utilities, food, clothes, etc.

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Based on your income, a rental at this price should fit comfortably within your budget.

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