WASHINGTON — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's watchdog is estimating a total price tag of nearly $216 million for the bureau's renovation of its headquarters.

In a letter to House Republicans this week, the bureau's inspector general said the estimated cost of $215.8 million includes certain "add-in" expenses, on top of construction, including rent for "swing space" and moving costs.

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