Hannah’s two-bedroom apartment seems perfect for a struggling millennial. However, her lack of funds pushes “struggling” to a new extreme. Working as a freelance writer, she notes that she will make less than $24,000 a year. That salary would barely cover monthly rent, let alone the needs of a soon-to-be single mother, which is part of the reason she moves upstate. To afford her Brooklyn pad, Hannah would need to literally become the voice of her generation. Or a voice of a generation.
Location: Greenpoint, Brooklyn (India Street) Character: Hannah Horvath Roommates: At different points — Marnie Michaels, Adam Sackler and Elijah Krantz Jobs: Unemployed, barista, GQ writer, teacher, freelance journalist Show’s claimed cost: Rent not specified Estimated real-life cost: $2,200 to $3,000 per month for a two-bedroom