Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter 911: These Rent Relief Resources are Here to Help

Lisa Wright

 · May 17, 2022

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Life happens sometimes. When it does, it can often have a negative impact on your wallet — and that means difficulty paying your bills, expenses, and even your monthly rent.

An “unlawful detainer” is legal speak for an action many tenants dread: eviction. This legal process determines the right to possession of property — in this case, your apartment. To bring forth this legal proceeding, the landlord must generally demonstrate that they complied with all procedural requirements, such as giving the tenant three days’ notice […]

Teresa Bergen

 · Feb 17, 2022

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Evictions are on the rise across the country as many Americans are out of work and struggling to pay their rent. You might even be one of them.

dporder

 · Jan 12, 2021

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As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, frustration and poverty continue to increase exponentially.

Cassie Damewood

 · Jul 16, 2020

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Receiving an eviction notice is jarring, if not devastating. Even if you knew it was coming, the idea of losing your home can cause instant panic. But before you make any big decisions, it’s important to know what your rights are

Cassie Damewood

 · Feb 25, 2020

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No one ever plans on being evicted. Unfortunately, there may be times when you don’t hold up your end of a lease agreement and will have to face some serious consequences.

Cole Nemeth

 · May 2, 2017

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Roommate eviction is not pleasant, but it’s a normal part of apartment living. Sometimes things just don’t work out, but instead of leaving voluntarily, you have to use the court system to get someone to leave. It’s difficult to live with a roommate as you’re trying to evict them, or vice versa, and trying to […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 15, 2010

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Fighting an eviction is exhausting, time consuming and often costly. Unless you are certain to be successful, it may not be worth it to fight your landlord, and even if your success is guaranteed, your fight may have long-term repercussions you may wish to avoid. Consider the following issues prior to fighting a pending eviction. […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 9, 2010

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Facing an eviction can drain your finances and your emotional energy. The end result of an eviction is moving out of your apartment, and housing options may be limited in the area where you need to live for your job or other purposes. The more mistakes you make in the evictions process, the worse things […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 6, 2010

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An eviction record can be damaging to your chances of renting an apartment. Landlords are leery of tenants who have been evicted, because the assumption is that you won’t pay rent or you’ll damage the apartment. With that said, it’s not impossible to rent with an eviction record. It just takes some creativity, negotiations and […]

Staff Writer

 · Jun 29, 2010

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