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How This Landlord Fell for an Awful Tenant Scam, and How to Avoid It

Gino Zahnd | Posted 07.15.2015 | Business
Gino Zahnd

Recently, I met with a successful investor, landlord, real estate agent, and licensed property manager who oversees properties across Washington D.C. and Virginia, and is a Cozy customer.

The Rent Law of 2015

Adam Leitman Bailey | Posted 07.13.2015 | New York
Adam Leitman Bailey

On June 26, 2015, Governor Cuomo signed into law Chapter 20 of the Laws of 2015, a complex piece of legislation covering a variety of topics, most of them having nothing to do with landlord-tenant relations.

Is It Time for a Housing Justice Movement?

Janice Harper | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics
Janice Harper

As one of the most livable cities in America rapidly becomes livable only to those with six-figure incomes, this question is fast gaining ground.

Gorgeous Properties for $200? WAY Out-of-the-Box, But Ingenious

Pamela Glasner | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Pamela Glasner

Being an Out-Of-The-Box woman myself for as long as I can remember (which is a kinder, gentler, more modern way of calling someone the Black Sheep of the Family), I love it when I find people accomplishing the ordinary by extraordinary means.

What Affluent Renters Consider Before Securing a High-End Summer Home in the Hamptons

Andrew Lieb | Posted 03.29.2015 | New York
Andrew Lieb

Unless the renter completely understands the characteristics of each of the villages and hamlets that comprise the east end, the key to securing a great summer rental is to hire a real estate brokerage that has offices throughout the twin forks of LI.

How to Fix the Landlord-Tenant Relationship

Max Nussenbaum | Posted 01.06.2015 | HuffPost Home
Max Nussenbaum

When was the last time you had a landlord you truly loved? If you're like most people, the answer is never. But here's the dirty little secret for anyone who's ever had a big list of complaints about their landlord: Your landlord probably had an equally long list of complaints about you.

A Legal Checklist: 5 Considerations for the Modern Landlord

Lisa Honey | Posted 10.12.2014 | Small Business
Lisa Honey

It's not easy finding the perfect balance between profit and the best match, but it's crucial to take the time to make the right choice for the good of your property.

A Good Tenant Is Hard to Find

Charlie Carillo | Posted 05.13.2014 | New York
Charlie Carillo

They both heard it -- a strange scraping noise from above, just days after their new tenants moved in. Oh boy. What the hell was this? The old Bro...

First Ever Crappy Awards Target SF's Tech Industry

Turnstyle | Posted 04.12.2014 | San Francisco
Turnstyle

by Nishat Kurwa (@nishatjaan) Inspired by the sly tradition of the Razzie Awards, which commemorate the worst of Hollywood, San Francisco fair housin...

How to Handle a Dispute With Your Landlord

realtor.com | Posted 04.06.2014 | HuffPost Home
realtor.com

The more detail you can muster, the more tools you give the landlord to fix the problem. Records also show that you mean business, and it starts a paper trail in case you need to take additional measures.

Your Landlord Probably Hates You... Here's Why

Brandon Turner | Posted 02.09.2014 | Money
Brandon Turner

I've been a landlord for seven years and have had dozens of tenants that I simply can't stand. They irritate me, cost me a lot of money, and make my life a stressful nightmare. Now, I know you think that you aren't one of "those" tenant, but how sure are you?

5 Tips on How to Avoid Rental Application Rejection

realtor.com | Posted 11.27.2013 | HuffPost Home
realtor.com

If you have dealt with rental rejection, consider the following tips before submitting your next apartment application.

Lucia Graves

Florida Grandmother Describes 'Emotional Roller Coaster' Eviction Process

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.21.2012 | Business

On a Thursday evening three years ago, Sandra McCutchen found an eviction notice stuck to the door of her Miami rental apartment. The following day, s...

Lucia Graves

Renters Often Forgotten Victims Of Foreclosure Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business

A key law that has prevented millions of low-income tenants from becoming homeless is set to expire at the end of the 113th Congress, kicking off what...

Lose Your House, Gain a Landlord

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 10.25.2012 | New York
Lita Smith-Mines

Recently, a landlord looking to engage my services proclaimed that after 15 years of examining and analyzing track records, he'd thrown away the desirable tenant selection playbook.

The Museum Of Science And Industry Close To Choosing Its Human Exhibit

Aixa Velez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

More than 1,500 people were hoping the Museum of Science and Industry would be their temporary home, and now five candidates are close to that dream. ...

Slicing Away Some of Suburbia

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lita Smith-Mines

The disappearance of another pizza parlor shouldn't have had much of an impact on me. What's bothering me is that there are proprietors failing in just about every business area around town.

Here Comes the Neighborhood: The Housing Movement Goes Global in East Harlem

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

Here, amid the glittering ruins of globalized gentrification's gilded age, a kind of glocal tenants' movement is taking shape, at once locally rooted ...

The Stuy Town Decision: A Good Reality Check for New York

Elizabeth Donoghue | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Elizabeth Donoghue

New York is experiencing what the rest of the country is, too: unemployment and hard times. The Stuy Town decision on rent regulation will help people keep their homes in this uncertain era.

Reluctant Landlords: More Homeowners Renting Out Their Homes

The Wall Street Journal | M.P. MCQUEEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Hard data are scant on how many homeowners are renting out their homes, but anecdotal evidence suggests numbers are up. In one indication of the trend...

Tenants Receive Overdue Foreclosure Love

Mark Winston Griffith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mark Winston Griffith

Tenants who live in homes facing foreclosure are among the most invisible victims of the foreclosure crisis.