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.
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."
How to Deal with Your Shitty Landlord
More people are renting now than ever. It's important to know your rights.
Hate Your Shady Landlord? Here's Something to Celebrate
Cities across America are taking steps to help low-income people get lawyers to fight eviction in court.
The Original Monopoly Was Deeply Anti-Landlord
The game of cutthroat capitalism was actually intended as a lesson on wealth inequality.
Landlords Are Using a New Digital Tool to Dig Up Dirt on Potential Tenants
It’s already pretty tough to rent a decent place in Toronto and Vancouver.
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
How to Claim Squatter's Rights to Stop Paying Your Rent
What is America if not a giant squat on someone else's land?
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.
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.
Amid San Francisco's Housing Crisis, an Organization Turns Vacant Buildings into Squats
Homes Not Jails scouts out empty buildings in the city and turns them into squats for those who can't afford to pay San Francisco's steep rent.
I Spent Months Battling Bedbugs and Years Trying to Get Them Out of My Head
I dealt with the grossest, most outrageous bed bug infestation you can imagine. But it was after I got rid of them that things really started spiraling out of control.