rent

19 Feb 2021

What I Learned from Organizing a Rent Strike

It’s no secret that the Pandemic has had a devastating toll on New York City. Homelessness is at all time highs, COVID cases are surging, and record numbers of people are leaving the city. The only good thing to come of it is that for the first time since the

Sonny Curtin 0
22 Sep 2020

Desperate SF Landlords Offering ‘Three Months Free’ As Rents Plummet

The Great San Francisco Rent Reduction we’ve long dreamed of has finally arrived, though it took a global pandemic, record unemployment, and the loss of thousands of local businesses to do it. The San Francisco Business Times reports that San Francisco rents are plummeting, and 40% of SF landlords have

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 0
20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
13 Jan 2020

How to Deal With Your A**hole Landlord

by Limus Woods How many of you all just want to punch your landlord in the face? Well, believe me, you are not alone. This isn’t just because so many landlords out there are corrupt, but simply because of the amount of people who rent their residences. According to Pew

Guest Writer 0
04 Nov 2019

Nearly Half of American Renters Are Cost-Burdened by Rent

Let’s take a look back on 2018: a year of record-low unemployment and increasing wages. Yet according to a new study by Apartment List, virtually half of American renter households are still struggling with their housing costs.

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14 May 2019

Get me out of here! A tenant’s guide to breaking a lease

Ask a Tenants Right’s Lawyer is your chance to learn how to survive as a renter in San Francisco.  Attorney Daniel Wayne has the information you need to keep you in your home.  This month’s topic: breaking a lease early. Got a question? Send an email to alex@brokeassstuart.com and we will forward it on.

Daniel Wayne - Tenant's Rights Attorney 0
01 Dec 2015

A Gentleman’s Guide to Lavish Poverty in San Francisco

Do you remember a time when San Francisco was relatively affordable, rich with culture and community, and thriving local business? ­Neither do I. I am a “transplant”, and there’s a decent chance, you are too. The San Francisco housing crisis and being “priced out” seem to be two indicative buzzwords on a lot of people’s daily vernacular

Guest Writer 4
22 Jul 2015

10 Life Lessons I Learned from Musicals

For not being a real actress or singer (I just annoy people by singing the songs in my head and re-creating dramatic scenes from Star Wars), I have an oddly extensive knowledge of musical theater. No, this is not a pissing contest, I know you also love Cats. I simply

Rae Bathgate - Down and Out and Overseas 0
19 Jan 2015

American Horror Story: Rent Is Due

In this town, an existential crisis is always right around the corner, luckily so is a bodega. I wasn’t quite sure how I would get out of this one. My employer former employer owed me a shit ton of money and wouldn’t answer my calls or emails. As always, bills

Freddie Cosmo - Associate Debtitor 0