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Inside the Wildly Popular Forum Where Landlords Plot to Screw You Over

It's a terrifying window into the tenant/landlord power dynamic—and a national housing hellscape.
Rick Paulas
7.29.19
Food

This Artist Makes Cheese from the Mould That Landlords Won't Remove

“I want the whole installation to have sort of a sinister vibe to it. I think of the cheeses as if they were bait or a little trap for the landlord.”
Patrick Heardman
7.23.19
HOUSING CRISIS

These 'Beehive' Flats Might Be the Depressing Future of City Living

Landlords in Barcelona are cramming up to 30 people into a single shared flat, with each tenant living in a three-square-metre cubicle.
Alba Carreres
6.6.19
Money

The Cult of Home Ownership Tortures Millennials Unnecessarily

Experts say the astronomical cost of living in big cities is burden enough without adding the stress of buying a home at any cost.
Anne Gaviola
5.29.19
generation rent

We Spoke to the Legends Who Took Their Landlord to Court and Won

Ben Leonard, who recently won a court case against his landlord, told us how he and his housemates fought the system.
Lauren O'Neill
4.2.19
happy ending

How Two Homeless Men Found a Home on eBay

"We didn’t do this to become celebrities. We just wanted to find somewhere to live."
Rebecca Baden
12.18.17
Gaming

The Secret Anti-Landlord Origin of Monopoly

The celebration of cutthroat capitalism was intended as a lesson against wealth inequality.
Tristan Donovan
5.22.17
News

UK Government Money to Tackle Rogue Landlords Is Being Used to Arrest Tenants

In trying to clamp down on "beds in sheds", the UK government just made things harder for the people living in them.
Dan Hancox
9.22.16
Stuff

Landlords Are Embarrassed to Admit They Are Blood-Sucking Sub-Humans, Apparently

Landlords, the worst people on earth, have a secret: they are ashamed to admit they are scum.
Joel Golby
9.10.16
Stuff

My Landlord Mom Refuses to Cash in on San Francisco's Insane Housing Market

In San Francisco's shitstorm of a housing market, the landlords who purchased homes before prices exploded now have the opportunity to cash in.
Jesse Alejandro Cottrell
9.5.16
News

Heckling Property Sharks at Their Awards Party Was Strangely Depressing

Millions are affected by the housing crisis, but who wants to go to a party for rich people that they weren't invited to?
Sam Kriss
4.21.16
News

Making Friends with the People Camping Overnight in the Rain to Buy an 'Affordable' London Home

People will sleep on the streets for the chance to buy a shoe-box flat.
Philip Kleinfeld
11.6.15
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