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Reader: Landlords Will Need to Feel the Pain Before Rent Prices Come Down

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Ana McKenzie's post about high rent prices in Denver and what $1,000 per month will get you continued a conversation that's been among the most popular of late on the Latest Word. Here's a post from a reader who thinks it's time to spread the pain.

See also: High Rent in Denver: Ten Examples of What $1,000 a Month Will Get You

Kathy Daniels writes:

Yeah, Pretty Soon Landlords Are NOT Going To Have Any Tenants To Rent To Cuz Nobody Can Afford Their Arm And A Leg Rent Prices. And Then Maybe When All Their Rental Units Are Vacant, Maybe They Will Bring The Rent Down To A Reasonable Price.... People Need To Hurt The Pocketbook Of The Landlords.

Send your story tips to the author, Michael Roberts.

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