The citys housing crunch can be complicated to understand, what with tax-break programs, regulations for renters and affordable housing required by law.
Luckily, a new game can help you make sense of it.
The Citizens Housing and Planning Council, a nonprofit advocacy group, launched Inside the Rentlast week.
You play the part of a fictional developer, trying to estimate rents for apartments that are both suitable for the neighborhood and that leave you debt-free.
Its harder than it sounds.
Read more in The New York Times.