Notice of Rent Increase document with key and coins

A corporate landlord was raided by the FBI in a rent-fixing investigation—but renters online long fostered complaints

Posters online sounded the alarm bell for years against companies currently involved in civil suits.

On by Marlon Ettinger

Woman cries because she can’t afford rent after it goes up by $500, has to cut back on eating

‘I can feel my body getting weaker’: Woman cries because she can’t afford rent after it goes up by $500, has to cut back on eating

‘I’ve lost 15 pounds bc I literally cannot afford to eat and I’m down to one meal a day.’

On by Phil West

Tenant says she’ll have to pick up extra shifts to afford $100 rent increase

‘Life is just one big scam’: Tenant says she’ll have to pick up extra shifts to afford $100 rent increase. She already works 2 jobs

‘Rent goes up, but maintenance, upkeep, and property care declines.’

On by Braden Bjella

Tenant says landlord is capitalizing off of ‘new craze’ after promising not to raise her rent

‘It’s pet rent for people’: Tenant says landlord is capitalizing off of ‘new craze’ after promising not to raise her rent

‘We are being exploited at EVERY TURN.’

On by Vladimir Supica

New Yorker says her 570 sq ft apartment costs $7,000 a month

‘My shoes cannot even fit’: New Yorker says her 570 sq ft apartment costs $7,000 a month

‘NYC is getting too insane with rent.’

On by Vladimir Supica

Tenant orders his 2-bedroom apartment rent history

‘How can we get rent control’: Tenant orders his 2-bedroom apartment rent history. It jumped straight from $193 to $3,500

‘No way your takeaway was “people shouldn’t be paying this little” after seeing this.’

On by Jack Alban

woman holding paper; horrible condition cupboard

‘A well presented argument’: Tenant has best comeback to rent increase

‘There should be 3rd party assessments of apartments.’

On by Phil West

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