renter’s rights

17 Sep 2015

Ask a Tenant Attorney: Why You Need Renters Insurance. Now.

I speak with a lot of tenants on a day-to-day basis. Many of the tenants I speak to have been displaced or had their personal property damaged or destroyed as a result of fires, flooding, or ongoing repair work. Inevitably I always ask them is “Do you have renters insurance?”

Daniel Wayne - Tenant's Rights Attorney 1
27 May 2015

15 Rental Rights Every San Franciscan Should Know

*This article was researched and written with help from tenant attorney and Broke-Ass Stuart columnist Daniel Wayne.  To learn more about your rights as a tenant check out out Daniel’s other articles here or his website.  Did you know that not all buildings in San Francisco are protected by rent control? Did

Alexandra Liss - Couchsurfer Extraordinaire 13
18 May 2010

Broke-Ass Financial Coaching: Landlord Problems

Navigating a relationship with your landlord can be tricky. Unfortunately there are plenty of slumlords out there and many tenants do not know their rights. I learned a lot about tenant rights after I had a crazy landlord in college. He called from Brazil and asked me to wire him the rent a week early. I told him to shove it.

Betsy Crouch - Coach $izzle 1