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‘They knew they were overcharging you’: Woman shares money-saving hack for when NYC landlords charge you with the heating bill

'I can’t believe this works.'

On Dec 3, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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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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‘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

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‘I will find you wherever you go’: Renter mocks ’threatening’ voicemail he received from landlord after she speculates he’s moving out

'I have your social security number. ... I know a lot of people.'

On Aug 25, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

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‘You need to knock before you come in’: Woman confronts maintenance man about showing up unannounced

'He is clearly aggressive and has boundary issues. Don't sleep there until it's addressed.'

On Aug 18, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘It’s what the landlord deserves’: Renter uses $1 soap to fill holes in wall

'I use ranch.'

On Aug 16, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

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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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‘They will take whatever they can get from you’: TikToker catches his landlord illegally raising his rent by 15%

'It’s only illegal if someone notices.'

On Jul 9, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

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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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‘Housing should not be a privilege for the elite’: TikToker puts landlord on blast after they try to increase her rent by $700

'Ask them what $8k worth of improvements they've done in the past year.'

On Jul 4, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘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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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

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‘Slumlord strikes again’: TikToker says her landlord threw her neighbor’s belongings off the balcony during eviction

'Stuff's bouncing everywhere, debris, it's a complete safety hazard.'

On Jun 10, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg