20. Big rent for less space
You might think you’re little crackerbox apartment costs too much for the price you pay, but in New York it’s fairly common to get charged one to two thousand for something that’s a thousand square feet or less. In the city that never sleeps, a thousand square feet is like a mansion to many people, but as unattainable as an actual mansion might be to most. Rent in many states is dirt cheap when compared to what it costs to rent something of comparable size in New York.