At what income level should one be comfortable to spend 2400/mo on rent in HCOL? Assuming single, no kids, no debt or major expenses.

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When it’s a low enough amount that you can save / meet your other needs.

General rule is 30% of gross income, but in HCOL areas, that’s sometimes not feasible.

I spend $2318. Make $145k. Not ideal but not terrible.

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