housing

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09 Apr 2015

Rent Is Too Damn High in New York City…even for Toys “R” Us

For most New Yorkers rental payments come too soon and the cost cannot make up for what their paychecks can account for. City life has always been about connections, culture, and easy access to transportation and health care. But few people thought that this would come at the great cost of unbearable living spaces. Apartment sharing, unsafe

Jennifer Nilenie - The Destitute-Social Critic 0
13 Nov 2014

The Secret, Longhair, Radical Activist History of Mayor Ed Lee

Get this — SF Mayor Ed Lee was once a radical tenants’ rights activist back in the 1970s. Yes, I said tenants’ rights activist. The same Ed Lee who currently presides over a stratospheric real estate boom that’s evicting unprecedented numbers of ethnic working class families and elderly people once dedicated his life

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 5
08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
15 Mar 2011

Broke-Ass Etiquette: Stopping Your Roommate from Eating Your Food

Got a question about how to be a polite Broke-Ass? Email Half-Price Headliner with your queries and get schooled on how to be proper-like. Q: My roommate keeps eating my food.  How can I tell him to stop without being a total ass? A: Unfortunately, to solve this issue, you

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 1
20 Jul 2010

A Cool Alternative to Finding Housing on Craigslist

As anyone who’s ever gone to a cattle call style interview while looking for an apartment can tell you, finding housing on craigslist can be a complete and utter clusterfuck.  Yes, I’m pretty sure that’s the technical term for such a thing. Luckily Jesse Woeltz, (who also does Seaweed Sway

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
05 Jan 2010

Broke Ass Financial Coaching: How to Get Affordable Housing

Now, it doesn’t take an economist to discover that housing is barely affordable for people with “fill in the blank” situations (certain jobs, students, broke asses, etc.), especially those who live in cities with extremely high costs of living.

Did you know that “very low” income for one person living in San Francisco is $39,600?

Betsy Crouch - Coach $izzle 0