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Landlord Jealous Of Tenant's Income, Raises Rent By $500, Pays $20K Years Later

Landlord Jealous Of Tenant's Income, Raises Rent By $500, Pays $20K Years Later

This is like everyone's bad landlord fantasy compacted into one glorious revenge story. We're always game for a revenge tale that results in one power-tripping character getting what was coming their
Landlord Waives Rent for Hundreds of Tenants During Coronavirus Pandemic

Landlord Waives Rent for Hundreds of Tenants During Coronavirus Pandemic

A landlord in Brooklyn, New York, is making sure his hundreds of tenants have one less thing to worry about during the coronavirus pandemic.
Landlord Threatens Guy With Eviction, He Goes Full Karen

Landlord Threatens Guy With Eviction, He Goes Full Karen

When this guy found himself confronted by a landlord that was threatening him with an eviction, he decided to crack his knuckles, and go full Karen. The email he sent was art. Clearly, he was ready to
Landlord Says He Won't Collect Rent During Coronavirus Outbreak

Landlord Says He Won't Collect Rent During Coronavirus Outbreak

A Maine landlord is telling his tenants he will not collect rent for the month of April due to the coronavirus outbreak, and he is urging other landlords to do the same.
Landlord Refuses To Fix Broken Windows, Costs Him Thousands And Job

Landlord Refuses To Fix Broken Windows, Costs Him Thousands And Job

This landlord learned a humbling lesson in the power of addressing tenants and their concerns. If the landlord had just listened, and proceeded to fix the broken windows, so much money could've been

Zillow's new search tool helps find housing for those in need

Escaping homelessness is an enormous undertaking, not least because so many landlords and property managers have strict criteria for new tenants. Those that have been homeless are often unable to
Tenant Escapes Fraudulent Deal with Thieving Landlord

Tenant Escapes Fraudulent Deal with Thieving Landlord

This tenant found themselves in a deal they didn't agree to with a landlord who tried to steal from them. So they took stock of the things that they could legally control, and made them an ultimatum.
Landlord Tries To Scam Tenants For $80, Ends Up Paying $6K

Landlord Tries To Scam Tenants For $80, Ends Up Paying $6K

This landlord thought they'd simply scam another few tenants with a BS "cleaning fee." Fortunately, these tenants decided to fight back with a smart and effective revenge. You better believe that the
Oakland bans landlords from running criminal background checks on potential tenants

Oakland bans landlords from running criminal background checks on potential tenants

The Oakland City Council approved a ban on landlords running criminal background checks on potential tenants, a move it says will allow people released from prison to have a better chance at a
Guy Captures The Escalating Stress Of Emailing The Landlord

Guy Captures The Escalating Stress Of Emailing The Landlord

Twitter user @calebsaysthings ignited a passionate discussion about just how terrible landlords can be when it comes to addressing tenants' concerns. Nothing quite gets the blood boiling like the
VIDEO: Elderly Man Dies After Allegedly Being Shoved Down Flight of Stairs

VIDEO: Elderly Man Dies After Allegedly Being Shoved Down Flight of Stairs

An elderly landlord has died after he was allegedly shoved down a flight of stairs by his tenant in Queens, New York, on Sunday.
Renters With Horrible Landlords Share Their Stories

Renters With Horrible Landlords Share Their Stories

Twitter users are sharing their worst experiences with crappy landlords. Landlords have undoubtedly accumulated a notorious reputation for being shady, and taking advantage of renters that aren't
Old Landlord Refuses To Do Repairs, Ends Up Going Bankrupt

Old Landlord Refuses To Do Repairs, Ends Up Going Bankrupt

This old landlord refused to play nice and make some repairs for a tenant. They proceed to get reported to the environmental health team, have to sell all their equity, and eventually declare
The Dumbest Things Evicted Tenants Did

The Dumbest Things Evicted Tenants Did

Someone on AskReddit asked for landlords to share the dumbest ways they had foolish tenants get evicted. Things like using the fire sprinkler line as a clothesline would seem to be an obvious failure
Naborly raises $7.5 million to protect landlords from insolvent tenants

Naborly raises $7.5 million to protect landlords from insolvent tenants

Naborly, a startup leveraging AI and machine learning to screen apartment tenants, has raised $7.5 million in seed funding.
Landlord ordered to pay $17,000 for threatening to call ICE on then-undocumented tenant

Landlord ordered to pay $17,000 for threatening to call ICE on then-undocumented tenant

On Sept. 12, a New York City judge ordered that landlord Dianna Lysius pay $17,000 in fines and damages for threatening a tenant. The judge ruled that the landlord had harassed tenant Holly Ondaan by
Landlord Uses Bible To Justify Raising The Rent, Tenant Misses The Joke

Landlord Uses Bible To Justify Raising The Rent, Tenant Misses The Joke

In all fairness, if you found yourself caught up in a scenario where your landlord was potentially trying to raise the rent with the bible as justification...you'd be a little peeved too. Fortunately,
Use This Landlord Forum to Learn How to Be a Good Tenant

Use This Landlord Forum to Learn How to Be a Good Tenant

Before you ask your landlord whether it’s okay to repaint your walls, list your spare bedroom on Airbnb, or invite your friends and their dogs over for dinner, you’re going to want to check your
Millennials are calling BS on the benefits of owning a home

Millennials are calling BS on the benefits of owning a home

The housing market is upending concepts of community, service, and even the point of owning stuff.
Landlord Refuses To Fix Broken Windows, Costs Him Thousands Of Dollars And His Job

Landlord Refuses To Fix Broken Windows, Costs Him Thousands Of Dollars And His Job

When this shitty landlord refused to fix up some broken windows, it ended up costing him thousands of dollars and his job. This is quite literally a professional revenge. And if you don't know by now,