apartments

bedbugs

Getting Bedbugs Actually Made My Life Better

I'm closer to my neighbors, living with less clutter, and spend less time worrying about pointless stuff.
David Caprara
8.21.18
GENTRIFICATION

Fancy Co-Living Spaces Are the Trendy New Way White People Ruin Everything

How the hipster solution to the rising cost of rent is gentrifying neighborhoods.
Caroline Thompson
7.26.18
Evictions

How to Avoid Paying Rent When Your Apartment's in Shambles

Landlords can attempt to collect even when your place becomes uninhabitable. Here's what you need to know.
Aaron Kase
2.2.18
Comics

'Catboy Looks for an Apartment,' Today's Comic by Benji Nate

When Henry and Olive go apartment shopping, they realize that sometimes it's best to make do with what you have.
Benji Nate
7.17.17
Ask A Lawyer

We Asked a Lawyer How to Kick Out a Shitty Roommate

Living in New York City can be a nightmare, so it's best to know your rights.
Allie Conti
11.29.16
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
9.4.16
Stuff

A Psychologist Analyzes the Fights Couples Have in Ikea

IKEA: Come for the Swedish meatballs, stay for the fight with bae.
Yasmin Jeffery
8.3.16
Stuff

How to Claim Squatter's Rights to Stop Paying Your Rent

What is America if not a giant squat on someone else's land?
Jacob Harper
7.21.16
Stuff

How to Live Alone Without Going Crazy

Living alone is a luxury, but it comes with perils, like the risk of becoming depressed or simply weird.
Allie Conti
6.30.16
first-person shooter

The Dirty Work Maintenance Men Have to Do to Keep Your Building Clean

A weekend porter in the Bronx explains all the elbow grease and trash lifting he has to do.
Julian Master
6.18.16
Stuff

Vomit, Anal Beads, and Crucifixes: The Things You Find When Moving into a New Place

The traces of the people who lived there before you can be horrifying.
Dana Alecu
5.26.16
News

One of America's Shadiest Landlords Is Facing Possible Prison Time

Meet the "Bernie Madoff of landlords," who's charged with 20 felonies and faces 25 years in prison.
John Surico
5.10.16