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‘I don’t live in a premium location’: Tenant says rent increased $585 in just 2 years

'I don’t understand how this is legal! That’s insane.'

On Jan 30, 2023 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘Welcome to my Airbnb nightmare’: Guest says leasing office gave him host’s eviction notice

'This is actually worse than I thought.'

On Jan 25, 2023 by Jack Alban

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‘I’ve been paying $2-300/month for other people’s heat’: Renter finds out she’s been paying her neighbor’s electric bill after checking apartment meter

'I'm gonna have to check mine now.'

On Jan 17, 2023 by Lauren Castro

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‘That is just below a 100% rent increase’: Woman says rent increased from $2,100 to $4,175


On Dec 26, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘Don’t move to NYC right now’: New York City’s housing crisis is playing out on TikTok

'People who have any sort of means rise to the top.'

On Dec 21, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘I have nothing to look forward to. I can’t even afford Starbucks’: Worker bawls after receiving paycheck, not even being able to afford rent

'I wanted to be festive and buy a Christmas tree, and I can’t because I won’t have any money for rent if I do.'

On Nov 29, 2022 by Allyson Waller

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“Everyone saying ‘sad’ I think what’s sad is we have to work long hours just to pay rent”: Adult content creator says she makes rent in 10 minutes, sparking debate

'What’s sad is working yourself to the bone just to retire right before you die.'

On Nov 9, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘It’s getting really old’: Locals band together on Instagram to fight a tourist-fueled housing crisis

The fight to ‘legalize locals.'

On Nov 7, 2022 by Zanny Merullo Steffgen

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‘For this tiny room with nothing’: Woman says she was paying 75% of rent for unit she shares with roommate without knowing

'I just found out.'

On Nov 3, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘Reason 736 why I quit’: Worker says boss retaliated against her after she refused to do a Zoom tour of her house

'I had a boss who in meetings would Google addresses to see people's houses.'

On Oct 31, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘I’ve been living in my car for over a year trying to save all this money’: Unhoused woman says she was scammed through Chime by fake housing Facebook listing

'They blocked me and took all my money that I've saved for months.'

On Oct 18, 2022 by Rebekah Harding

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‘Why is life so f*cking perfectly designed to be so f*cking hard?’: Worker says he can’t afford rent on pay day

'We have to do this until we are 65. HOW.'

On Oct 13, 2022 by Allyson Waller

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‘Get a real job’: Landlord roasted for filming Section 8 eviction

'The way they just kept saying section 8 felt very targeted.'

On Oct 4, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘You can’t live here for free, people’: Property manager calls out tenants, sparking debate

'Everyone would love to pay their bills. It’s hard to don’t have enough to pay on time.'

On Sep 15, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘Oh they set you up’: Worker quits after boss gave him 81 evictions to hand out with no training

'They hired you as the fall guy sir.'

On Sep 13, 2022 by Braden Bjella