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The High Cost of Renting (2022)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-05-13

Duration: 00:03:43

Subjects: Housing


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Fitzgerald, Andrew Interviewee
  • Moore, Wesley Interviewee


This segment from the May 13, 2022, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the 9% increase in rent prices in the Baton Rouge area due in part to the lack of available housing in the region. She interviews Andrew Fitzgerald, an economic analyst with the Baton Rouge Area Chamber, and Wesley Moore, a real estate appraiser with Cook, Moore, Davenport, and Associates.