Renter’s Advice and Resources

Legal Issues

3 Signs of Mail Tampering

Megan Foukes

 · Dec 20, 2022

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Whether it’s the result of nosy neighbors, possible stalkers, or curious mail sorters and carriers, mail tampering is a federal offense.

There are several different ways to pay your rent. Whether you choose to pay by personal check, cashier’s check, or money order, the most important thing is that you pay on time. You don’t have to stick to just one, either — it’s also possible to use a combination of these methods to fulfill your […]

Megan Foukes

 · Nov 1, 2022

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Have perfect or good credit? Early or on-time payments? No evictions? You could still be denied residence at an apartment if you are a blacklisted tenant.

What is a blacklisted tenant?

Lisa Wright

 · Oct 6, 2022

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Renting can be a complicated process, with lots of different factors to be aware of. Your landlord will usually make you aware of most of the things you need to know upfront, like when rent is due or if you’re allowed pets in the apartment. However, they won’t always tell you everything you need to […]

Hana Ames

 · Oct 4, 2022

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Whether you’re new to the tenant scene or you’ve been renting for the last 20 years, every tenant has rights. Here are the top 5 universal tenant rights throughout the US.

1. Right to a safe living space

Cassie Damewood

 · Jul 19, 2022

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As all apartment dwellers (hopefully) know, a lease is so much more than just a piece of paper — it’s a binding legal commitment between tenant and landlord or rental company.

Lisa Wright

 · Jun 30, 2022

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Whether it’s minor complaints or major issues, most tenants have a tale (or tales) to tell about their rental history that involves an unsatisfactory or negligent landlord.

Lisa Wright

 · Jun 14, 2022

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Renters are often faced with a number of difficult questions, especially when it comes to distinguishing their duties as tenants from the obligations of their landlord.

Lisa Wright

 · Jun 9, 2022

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Landing a good apartment can be stressful, often requiring research, planning, legwork, and money to make it all come together without a hitch. Of course, it’s always worth it when you can finally step into your new rental.

Lisa Wright

 · May 10, 2022

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