Renters in Southern California aren’t getting much bang for their buck, according to figures released this week.
Data from apartmentlist.com show that a Pasadena resident with a $1,500-a-month apartment rent is paying an average of $2.44 a square foot for about 610 square feet of space. As bad as that sounds, things are worse in other areas of Southern California.
Very limited space
A renter who pays $1,500 a month in Santa Monica will get an apartment with about 360 square feet of...