Whisked off into the post-commencement planet pursuing her graduation from the University of New Hampshire this earlier May perhaps, Taylor Purcell acknowledged a work at Community Associates in Rochester in the spring.

She hadn’t thought at the time the place she could dwell as she began her occupation, so she started apartment hunting. Two months out from turning her tassel, she even now hasn’t located a rental device to get in touch with household, even following talking with about 35 people in the Seacoast and Tri-Metropolis areas.

Describing the search as “nonstop,” Purcell claimed she are unable to obtain just about anything within her housing funds – 30% of her predicted revenue. “The difficulty is everyone’s hunting so it’s a big level of competition to current by yourself as their future possible roommate,” she mentioned of her searches.

Narrowly beating out Hillsborough County charges, Rockingham County’s two-bedroom rental models with utilities integrated are the most highly-priced of the state’s 10 counties, in accordance to an yearly report from the New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority (NHHFA).

The NHHFA’s “2021 Household Rental Price tag Study,” introduced July 15, is a review of 24,560 unsubsidized rental units across New Hampshire – about 15% of all models statewide.