What You Should Do If You Can’t Pay Your Rent

Some of us might be benefiting from the whole work from home situation due to coronavirus. But it can become a cause of great panic for some. From budget cuts to being out of a job, any scenario that affects your income ultimately affects your living situation. Especially when you think you can’t pay your…… Continue reading What You Should Do If You Can’t Pay Your Rent

What’s the Late-Fee Policy, & 19 More Questions To Ask Your Landlord Before Moving In

Every landlord has good things to say about their property. If you’re new to renting, you might find it challenging to navigate through the criteria by which an apartment becomes desirable. With open queries (like what’s your late-fee policy? How is the water pressure? Can I sublet?) you can get to know more about the…… Continue reading What’s the Late-Fee Policy, & 19 More Questions To Ask Your Landlord Before Moving In

5 Of The Most Common Questions About Renters’ Rights

Know your rights, tenants! So we’ve made a guide that provides answers to the five most common questions about renters’ rights. This will include questions like ‘Can I deny entry to my landlord?’ ‘Who is responsible for maintenance of common areas in my apartment?’ and more! What are Renters’ Rights? That is to say, renters’…… Continue reading 5 Of The Most Common Questions About Renters’ Rights

Tenants’ Rights: Does My Landlord Have to Provide Hot Water?

You don’t need “Game of Thrones” to tell you this, but winter is indeed coming. And that means those hot showers are about to become that much more important to get you through the days. Whether you’re in New York City or San Francisco, a one-bedroom apartment in the heart of either city can easily cost…… Continue reading Tenants’ Rights: Does My Landlord Have to Provide Hot Water?

How Renters Protection In San Francisco Works

San Francisco renters can breathe a sigh of relief: The Eviction Protections 2.0 bill passed into law on Oct. 9, 2015, hopefully putting an end to the rise in the city’s no-fault evictions. Advocated by lead author and District 6 Supervisor, Jane Kim, E.P. 2.0 is one landmark legislation that will change the grounds on which…… Continue reading How Renters Protection In San Francisco Works

3 Reasons Why You Should Always Get a Rent Receipt

As a renter, having a good relationship with your landlord is as important as having a good relationship with your roommate. Especially when money is involved. The least you can do to be safe is find a trustworthy roommate by vetting candidates on platforms that let you find compatible roommates for free. But what about…… Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Should Always Get a Rent Receipt

Can My Landlord Lock Me Out Legally?

You’ve probably heard plenty of roommate horror stories, but the truth is that roommates aren’t always the ones you should be weary of. For some unlucky renters, it’s bad landlords that can make your life a living nightmare. Especially if your landlord changed the locks! So if you’re wondering ‘Can a landlord change the locks?,’…… Continue reading Can My Landlord Lock Me Out Legally?