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Tenant Escapes Fraudulent Deal with Thieving Landlord

This tenant found themselves in a deal they didn't agree to with a landlord who tried to steal from them. So they took stock of the things that they could legally control, and made them an ultimatum. Sometimes landlords will try to scam their tenants, but it doesn't work out for them.

Tenant gets out of bad deal with landlord | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/feeshta 20 hours ago Dealt with Lying Landlord by Threatening Run Up Their Bills had landlord past who slipped 90 day notice requirement into rental contract after had signed house hunting, so at end my lease asked go month month lease make easier leave time came
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Landlord Tries To Scam Tenants For $80, Ends Up Paying $6K

This landlord thought they'd simply scam another few tenants with a BS "cleaning fee." Fortunately, these tenants decided to fight back with a smart and effective revenge. You better believe that the landlord is kicking himself now, to the tune of $6,000. Ouch, but definitely deserved. 

Landlord tries to scam tenants moving out over an $80 cleaning fee, and it ends up costing him $6,000 | r/prorevenge posted by underwhelmingtwin scam me for $80 for cleaning on move out? i don't think so jack
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Renters With Horrible Landlords Share Their Stories

Twitter users are sharing their worst experiences with crappy landlords. Landlords have undoubtedly accumulated a notorious reputation for being shady, and taking advantage of renters that aren't ready for their mind games. At least we all have a place like Twitter to bond over the BS landlords put renters through. 

A collection of Twitter users share their worst experiences with bad landlords.
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Old Landlord Refuses To Do Repairs, Ends Up Going Bankrupt

This old landlord refused to play nice and make some repairs for a tenant. They proceed to get reported to the environmental health team, have to sell all their equity, and eventually declare themselves bankrupt to pay for all the fines. Ouch. Should've just done the dang repairs! 

Old landlord refuses to do repairs and ends up going bankrupt after being reported.
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The Dumbest Things Evicted Tenants Did

Someone on AskReddit asked for landlords to share the dumbest ways they had foolish tenants get evicted. Things like using the fire sprinkler line as a clothesline would seem to be an obvious failure waiting to happen. Unfortunately, some folks are truly clueless as they come. These particular morons got evicted, and they're lucky if that's all they got. 

A collection of the dumbest stunts that tenants did that resulted in them getting evicted.
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Landlord Uses Bible To Justify Raising The Rent, Tenant Misses The Joke

In all fairness, if you found yourself caught up in a scenario where your landlord was potentially trying to raise the rent with the bible as justification...you'd be a little peeved too. Fortunately, the landlord was in fact agnostic, and just messing around with a friend who was "way too easy to rile up." He got her good. 

Landlord "uses the Bible" to justify a rent hike, and the tenant totally misses the joke.
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Landlord Won't Pay to Fix Washing Machine, So Woman Racks Up Laundry Bill to Force His Hand

Landlords always seem to promise things like working dishwashers and hot water, but sometimes fall short of their ability to provide an adequate living situation in exchange for your cash. Rent is expensive too, so paying a whole lot to live in a place with a terrible landlord who doesn't fix anything is an absolute nightmare. When this woman's boyfriend was being taken advantage of, she stepped in and made it too expensive for the landlord to NOT get the washing machine fixed.

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Message Board Reveals The Messed Up Ways Landlords Take Advantage Of Renters

This message board's going viral on Twitter, cause it does a brutal job at showing all the messed up ways landlords/property managers prey upon renters. These might confirm your darker suspicions about shady landlords and their true motivations. 

landlord facebook group with post from landlord who refuses to rent to single women
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Tyrannical Landlord Gets Dealt Satisfying Justice For Scamming His Tenants

A powerful lesson in not taking a landlord's word for anything. Stand up for yourself! If you're looking for some more satisfying revenge against bully landlords, check out this piece. It is truly something else. 

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Bully Landlord Gets It In The End After Tenant's Nuclear Revenge

This bully landlord got absolutely REKT by a tenant that the rest of the world would do well to NOT mess with. What we have here is nothing short of a sweet and satisfying, patient nuclear revenge. We don't anticipate that this scumbag landlord will be messing with anyone else in the future. 

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Patronizing News Anchor's Rant About Young People Sparks Discussion

Young people definitely get some interesting criticism in the news, like all the times Millennials have Killed an Industry, so this doesn't seem like much of a departure. In an interview on housing rights in Britain, a news anchor and landlord "reported" that young people don't have the skills to rent, since they don't know how to change lightbulbs or do basic tasks. This ruffled some feathers among young people and tenants.

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Guy Stands Up To His Incompetent Landlord

"Landowner Dennis" has a history of trying to shut down parties, not following through on basic maintenance, and is generally a total buzzkill. After multiple incompetent acts and a final threat, it's time for Dylan to throw down the gauntlet on his annoying and lazy landlord.

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On the plus side, now you can make one of the doors lead to a room of angry tigers. For burglars. Or something.

~NSHA