The Brian Lehrer Show Edit this Published in The Brian Lehrer Show Rent or Buy? Listen 16 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/137815/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend David Leonhardt, writer of the "Economic Scene" column for the New York Times, talks about renting versus buying a home and how people make that decision. Compare for yourself the differences between buying and renting a home with this calculator from The New York Times.