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Toronto Man Creates Song About the Struggles of Finding Affordable One Bedroom For Rent

by on February 12, 2018, 07:02pm. EST

A view of CN Tower in Toronto, Canada, on October 6, 2017. (Photo by Manuel Romano/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Shem got the chance to chat with Huy Do about his parody song. Check that out below!

Shem Chats with Toronto Man Who Wrote Song About Toronto’s Crazy Rental Prices!

Originally Aired: February 12, 2018

Shem Chats with Toronto Man Who Wrote Song About Toronto’s Crazy Rental Prices!

Have you ever struggled trying to find a place to rent in Toronto? It’s not exactly easy because prices are so high.

In fact, according to the rental website Padmapper, Toronto has the highest median price for a one bedroom in the entire country!

Padmapper
Padmapper

Well, 27 year old Huy Do has had enough and speaks for many of us (especially me) as he’s created a song about wanting a condo here in the city that won’t cost him an arm and a leg (he’s done it as a cover of The Chainsmokers’ ‘Closer’).

On the record above Do sings relatable lyrics like,

“I’m looking for a condo in the centre of Toronto. $1,300, can afford, please don’t try to up the cost though. Got no pets, don’t need it furnished, got a job, I’m working full, in the end it’s all I want, so I just really want a condo.”

I mean, come on who couldn’t relate to wanting THAT price right?

He even created his own movie poster to help with his search; he notes that he hopes to land a place just in time for the summer.

This guy is awesome, and while getting a condo/apartment for $1,300 (one bedroom) might be a lofty (pardon the pun) goal, I admire the effort put into a song like this and again, I FEEL YOU BRO!

Filed under: Apartment, Condo, Huy Do, Toronto

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