Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Legal Rights of Tenants to Access Fuse Boxes

Lisa Wright

 · Jun 9, 2022

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.

Replacing a light fixture can be a relatively inexpensive way to jazz up an apartment — or maybe the fixture that’s currently in there is just in dire need of an update. Either way, why hire an electrician to change it when you can give it a go yourself?

Hana Ames

 · Aug 18, 2020

Power outages always seem to happen at the worst times: the hottest night of the summer, the dead of winter, or during dinner. One minute, your TV is blaring, the AC is running at full force and you’re hard at work on your computer … and the next minute it’s nothing but silence and darkness. Getting prepared for a power loss isn’t hard. The problem is that most of us don’t get around to it until we’re already in the dark.

Cassie Damewood

 · Oct 10, 2019

Finding your next home can be an exciting time! But just because an apartment looks like your dream home doesn’t mean that it necessarily is. There are a number of things to look for when touring an apartment — things that are best found out sooner rather than later, lest you should find yourself in […]

Cole Nemeth

 · Jun 19, 2018

Apartment living can be a rewarding experience, both financially and in terms of convenience. Benefits such as lower rent, gym and pool access, doggy play yards, and not being responsible for maintenance costs are certainly desirable, but with all the upsides to renting, there are also a few downsides. Perhaps the most important one to […]

Amanda Ray

 · Dec 12, 2017

Air conditioning is one of the amenities that most tenants consider for comfortable apartment living before choosing an apartment. Living without one may be a deal breaker if you’re a tenant living in a hot climate, or suffer from allergies that require you to keep all windows closed during hot summer months. If none of […]

Staff Writer

 · Jun 17, 2010