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An estimated three out of four US renters don’t have a dedicated home office space, leading a third of current apartment-seekers to seek out an extra bedroom for remote work. And that translates into about $330 more in rent per month, according to a new report from RentCafe.

The company’s recent survey of more than 20,000 renters showed that one-third (33%) of apartment seekers said they’ll continue to work from home either full- or part-time for the foreseeable future.  About 35% of apartment hunters say they’ll upsize their apartments to set up proper home offices; predictably 60% of renters currently in studio apartments say they’ll size up. About 40% of respondents living in one bedroom apartments and 22% of two-bedroom apartment dwellers said they’d upgrade to units with more space.

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