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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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‘If you’re making less than $25 an hour right now, you should be terrified’: Business creator shows how wages under $25 an hour don’t meet average expenses

'I make more money than I ever have in my life and I still can’t do more than barely scrape by.'

On Sep 24, 2022 by Braden Bjella

RV interior with eggs broken yolks leaked on RV couch with caption 'Any guess where these lovely guests went?' (l) RV with door open outside caption 'Rented out or brand new RV and they took it to a place they promised they were not going to go' (c) RV interior with trash, a hat, and broken eggs everywhere with caption 'Any guess where these lovely guests went?' (r)

‘He bluntly lied and took it to the only place we had restricted’: TikToker says renters trashed their RV and lied about going to Burning Man

'Sorry not sure what burning man is, not going to any kind of festival.'

On Sep 18, 2022 by Dan Latu

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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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‘I wouldn’t be able to stand the smell’: TikToker shares the worst thing she puts up with at her New York City apartment because of cheap rent

'Gated community with easy access to recycling.'

On Sep 7, 2022 by Lauren Castro

woman laying in bed speaking caption 'When my coworker asks to get dinner after work but my biweekly paycheck came out to $1086 and my rent is $1076.28' (l) hand accepting paycheck from employers hand (c) woman laying in bed speaking caption 'When my coworker asks to get dinner after work but my biweekly paycheck came out to $1086 and my rent is $1076.28' (r)

‘My social life is closed till next paycheck after that’: Worker can’t go out for dinner because her paycheck is $1086 and rent is $1076, sparking discussion

'Idk how people are surviving.'

On Sep 3, 2022 by Braden Bjella


‘Thinking my apartment was going to be way better’: Austin tenant puts apartment view on blast after $350 rent increase

'The amount of rent I'm paying in Austin and what I'm getting is honestly ridiculous.'

On Aug 29, 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

Police officers on ring camera speaking to each other caption 'When you catch them serving the wrong house an eviction notice'

‘They had already ripped out my lock’: Woman says cops served an eviction notice at her house. They had the wrong address.

'3 people couldn’t read the numbers on the house!?!'

On Jul 30, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

man greenscreen tiktok pointing over rent renewal paper 'Current Rent $1,295.00' (l) man greenscreen tiktok over rent renewal paper speaking (c) man greenscreen tiktok over rent renewal paper 'New Rents $1,715.00' (r)

‘Rent going up but apartment don’t be leveling up’: Tenant shares rent increase for Dallas apartment in viral TikTok

'They want us to make 3x the rent but they ain’t paying us 3x our paychecks.'

On Jul 21, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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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

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

man greenscreen tiktok over Notice of Rent Increase sheet pointing at sentence 'This amount represents a 15 percent increase over your previous amount' (l) man speaking caption 'Unfortunatrly, the state of Oregon capped rent increases at 9.9 percent. Please correct this document and send it again (c) man greenscreen tiktok over google search caption 'State economists announced in September that Oregon rent increase limitation for 2022 is capped at 9.9%' (r)

‘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