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High Demand for Rental Homes

TAMPA - Hunting for a rental house to live in has left Amy McGinnis broke, monetarily and mentally.

Her six-week search around the Tampa Bay area left her competing for rentals, paying multiple rental application fees and also opening up her wallet to pay for background checks.

The 27-year-old spent hundreds of dollars only to be told her application was denied, the landlord chose a different prospective tenant or the property was already rented.

"I put applications in at maybe four or five places," explained McGinnis. "I probably spent around a $100 on random applications. I was denied at four different places."

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