Renter says her electric bill is $11K

‘Are you powering an entire hotel?’: Renter says her electric bill came out to over $11K

'Call the utility company!!

On Feb 5, 2023 by Vladimir Supica

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‘$200 for a FISH????’: Renter says apartment is charging pet rent for fish

'They’ll do anything for money I swear.'

On Feb 2, 2023 by Melody Heald

landlord speaking to tenant on phone with captions 'Raising my tenants rent Part. 1' 'You're currently rented for $1100' (l) landlord speaking to tenant on phone with captions 'Raising my tenants rent Part. 1' 'We could take the lowered end of $2000-$2200' (c) landlord speaking to tenant on phone with captions 'Raising my tenants rent Part. 1' 'That's over double my current rent!' (r)

‘And he records himself like he isn’t the problem’: Landlord films himself doubling tenant’s rent

'This is why no one can afford to live anywhere…'

On Feb 1, 2023 by Rebekah Harding

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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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‘Landlord should’ve checked it BEFORE she scheduled a showing’: Landlord hosts apartment viewing—while tenant she evicted is still inside

'The tenant is most definitely not the only problem here.'

On Jan 15, 2023 by Jack Alban

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‘That was illegal for them to do. But they did it’: Woman says landlord was overcharging her hundreds of dollars for rent-stabilized apartment

'Leave notes on everyone’s doors on the way out! Make sure everyone else knows too!'

On Jan 14, 2023 by Jack Alban

young woman with caption 'If you are creating fake pay stubs or bank statements to get approved for that apartment listen up, Please don't try it'

‘Just be very careful’: Property manager issues PSA to renters using fake pay stubs when apartment hunting

'It shouldn't be this hard to get a home.'

On Jan 9, 2023 by Cecilia Lenzen

man greenscreen TikTok in front of Airbnb payout caption 'When you remove the cleaning fee, raise your nightly rate, and now you're 100% occupied at your 30 Airbnb homes' (l) Airbnb keys in lock (c) man greenscreen TikTok in front of Airbnb payout caption 'When you remove the cleaning fee, raise your nightly rate, and now you're 100% occupied at your 30 Airbnb homes' (r)

‘It’s all a mental game’: Airbnb host says he’s fully booked after taking away cleaning fee but raising nightly rate

'Removed the cleaning fee and the bookings shot through the roof.'

On Jan 4, 2023 by Brooke Sjoberg

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

'HOW IS THIS LEGAL?'

On Dec 26, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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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

woman speaking pointing right caption 'An Airbnb host won't stop using our address for their rental.' (l) Airbnb on phone screen in hand (c) woman speaking pointing right caption 'An Airbnb host won't stop using our address for their rental.' 'And they have 'upped us to this special team' before and nothing has changed' (r)

‘People will show up here at the most random hours… trying to enter their Airbnb that does not exist’: TikToker says Airbnb host uses their address for scam listing

'It sounds so scary to have random people trying to enter your house all the time.'

On Nov 23, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

woman shows lots of eviction notices on wall of apartment building tiktok

‘Recession is real’: Video shows all the eviction notices in apartment complex where rent is $2K

'There is a U-Haul truck in my complex every other day almost.'

On Nov 21, 2022 by Braden Bjella

woman setting phone up on stand caption 'When me and my friends make our rent in 10 mins' (l) woman posing in pink outfit caption 'When me and my friends make our rent in 10 mins' (c) woman hand on towel on couch caption 'When me and my friends make our rent in 10 mins' (r)

“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

woman cries after finding out she's paying 75% of the rent tiktok

‘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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‘Airbnb pulling tricks instead of treats:’ Customer blasts dirty Airbnb rental

'This is a joke, right? ... Dude said that they had to clean so I couldn't check in early.'

On Oct 28, 2022 by Allyson Waller