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Fishkind Conversations: Orlando's sky-high rent boosted by inflation

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Inflation surged to a 31-year high over the last two months.

Most of the forces driving inflation are global and national in scope. But economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind tells WMFE’s Nicole Darden Creston that one important component driving up prices – housing – is also affected by local policies and decisions made here in Central Florida.

Click the Play Audio button to hear their conversation.

Nicole came to Central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. She joined WMFE in 2010. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from local arts to national elections, from extraordinary hurricanes to historic space flights, from the people and procedures of Florida’s justice system to the changing face of the state’s economy.