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Brian Chappatta

Housing May Be Inflation’s Hidden Danger

The consumer price index’s measure of “owners’ equivalent rent” hasn’t come close to reflecting the red-hot market.

How much to rent?

How much to rent?

Photographer: Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg

Pop quiz for all the homeowners out there: If someone were to rent your home today, how much do you think it would go for monthly, unfurnished and without utilities?

Got your estimate? Are you 100% confident in your answer?