Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Noisy Neighbors: What to Do After Multiple Complaints

Hana Ames

 · Nov 5, 2020

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People are more likely to have disputes with their neighbors than anyone else, and the most common cause of those disputes is noise.

Nothing is certain in the time of COVID-19. With cases skyrocketing in parts of the US and federal rent protections ending soon, we’re seeing millions of out-of-work renters being forced to contend with the real possibility of an impending eviction. To make matters worse

Andrew Corti-Cervantes

 · Jul 30, 2020

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Turning on your shower for your morning wake-up ritual and discovering nothing but icy cold water flowing from the tap is extremely disconcerting

Cassie Damewood

 · Oct 17, 2019

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It’s something no one wants to have to deal with: a situation has come up that necessitates you breaking your lease agreement.

Juliette Moore

 · Sep 17, 2019

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People choose to sublet their apartments for a number of reasons. Perhaps they’re going away for a long holiday or returning home from school for the summer. Any time you’re going to be living elsewhere for an extended period of time is a good time to consider subletting your apartment.

Cole Nemeth

 · Oct 12, 2017

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Living in a rental has its perks. One of those perks is not being responsible for the big renovations to and expensive upkeep of the property — but what happens if an unexpected flood renders your apartment unlivable or ruins your personal belongings?

Cole Nemeth

 · Aug 31, 2017

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Apartment repairs are often the reason why tenants move out, or get evicted. A related problem is when the landlord uses repairs as an excuse to gain entry into the apartment, more than what’s necessary or reasonable. The cost of repairs, the extent of them, and the ability to gain entry to make repairs are […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 21, 2010

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Your state rental laws may require your landlord to maintain the apartment and make repairs. Even if your lease doesn’t state it, landlord tenant laws recognize an “implied warranty of habitability”, which means that the landlord must keep your apartment in a livable condition. However, you may have a responsibility as a tenant to maintain […]

Staff Writer

 · May 21, 2010

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