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‘How are you Airbnbing something you’re renting?’: Man says Airbnb host listed their rented apartment, scammed him out of $1000

'You guys have been doing this for a long time already. You’re getting locked out as of Monday.'

On Sep 25, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘The law is on my side’: Woman says landlord threw away her stuff and changed the locks despite paying rent

'I was a legal tenant there & he changed the locks, broke into my room, stole & damaged my things.'

On Aug 27, 2022 by Braden Bjella

Little Caesars pizza box open with pizza on hardwood floor caption 'POV: you just had enough to get the apartment' (l) tablet pizza box and paper towels set up on cardboard box on hardwood floor caption 'POV: you just had enough to get the apartment' (c) cardboard box with tablet and pizza box on top on hardwood floor next to other Little Caesars pizza box caption 'POV: you just had enough to get the apartment' (r)

’Food and shelter, you winning’: Woman moves into new apartment and has no money for furniture, sparking debate

'You had enough for pizza tho, that’s a win.'

On Aug 12, 2022 by Gisselle Hernandez

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‘They always find some tiny bs so I just give up’: Tenant calls out landlords for using ‘anything’ to keep the security deposit

'I'm literally doing this because they will take my deposit if I don't.'

On Jul 15, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘The way the reflection show there’s space’: TikToker says ‘Karens’ told her to get out of the elevator because it was ‘too full’

'4 people is too full?'

On Jul 10, 2022 by Jack Alban

woman standing in empty apartment caption 'Us thinking we were about to move my sister in to her first solo apartment...' (l) bathtub faucet caption 'Then seeing the condition of the apartment and immediately moving her out.' (c) granite countertop sink different appearance from kitchen on left caption 'Does she have a video of the apartment she viewed & was spposed to have?' (r)

‘Guess I’m so poor that I don’t see anything wrong’: TikToker says sister broke apartment lease after seeing its condition, sparking debate [UPDATED]

She hadn't toured the exact unit, which cost over $1,400, before signing.

On Jul 10, 2022 by Gisselle Hernandez

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‘She scammed me’: TikToker says Airbnb host wouldn’t let him in unit without paying an additional $5000, after paying through Zelle

'Never agree to send money off the app.'

On Jul 9, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘So they can blame you for damages’: TikToker says building wouldn’t give her keys without signing inspection—she hadn’t even seen the apartment

'Why would I sign that if I haven't inspected the unit?'

On Jul 9, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘Update in 2 weeks?’: Woman dates someone in her apartment complex, sparking debate

‘Proximity is key, queen.’

On Jul 6, 2022 by Linda Hamilton

large group of people speaking into microphones outside building caption 'Update 200 families missed place no where to go' (l) U-Hauls parked outside of apartment building caption 'The rental office kicked out 200 families out after paying rent' (c) man in wheelchair outside speaking on phone caption 'Man with no legs kicked out after paying rent' (r)

‘200 families kicked out bc the landlord failed to fix what needed to be fixed’: Tenant says her entire apartment building was given 48-hour notice to move out

'They don't have nowhere to go. They're homeless.'

On Jul 2, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘Can they do that?!’: Woman says neighbor with same floor plan pays $600 more than her per month in rent

'Renting is a scam and unfortunately most us don't get a choice.'

On Jul 1, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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Couple’s 15-Airbnb ’empire’ faces backlash as rents skyrocket nationwide

Should a couple own 15 Airbnbs when the housing market is so tight?

On Jun 22, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘They tried to play ya girl’: California tenant says landlord tried to increase rent before her lease ends (updated)

'They got caught.'

On Jun 17, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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Tenant says landlord charged her $20 for one laundry cycle

'I check my bank statement and realized they charged me ... $10 per wash and per dry.'

On Jun 14, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘This one off-brand just destroyed my wall’: Woman’s ‘rental-friendly’ shelf ripped up her wall, sparking debate

'Spoiler alert: they're not rental friendly.'

On Jun 10, 2022 by Braden Bjella