One of the joys of being a renter is that when problems happen — depending on what they are — you don’t have to deal with or pay for them. That’s what your landlord or property manager is for. But sometimes the person in charge is less than responsive to your request for help. And other times, it isn’t their responsibility anyway — it’s yours. (If you clogged the sink from repeatedly pouring grease down it, that’s on you.)
For tenants renting studio apartments in New York, NY, or living in rentals in Cincinnati, OH (and everywhere in between), we’ve created a renters’ guide to some common, real-life scenarios — and the solutions.