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Con Edison Makes Compensation Payments in NY Gas Explosion

Julio Cortez/The Associated Press NEW YORK -- Con Edison has made compensation payments to 87 survivors and residents displaced by the fatal building explosion last week in New York City. The utility says it began making the payments last Thursday, a day after the blast. This week, federal investigators found a leak in... Continue Reading »

For Rent: Lofty Conversions in Industrial Spaces

Zillow By Jennifer Chan Lofts converted from old commercial buildings are perfect for renters seeking a unique home with a history. Whether your style leans toward minimalist or shabby chic, the high ceilings, exposed brick walls and factory windows we found in these converted apartments are sure to add character to your... Continue Reading »

Studio Apartment's Surprise Bonus Room? A 'Secret Dungeon'

#fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-909569{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-909569, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-909569{width:570px;height:411px;display:block;} Just in time for Halloween, a Reddit user in the U.K. has gone onto the website to complain -- or is it... Continue Reading »

Tenants: Stench of Death Makes St. Louis Complex 'Unlivable'

We've seen some pretty bad things drive tenants out of their apartments and homes -- sewage leaks, mold, rodents and bedbugs -- but this case is easily one of the most morbid. Residents of a St. Louis, Mo., apartment complex are in an "unlivable" situation due to the strong, putrid smell of a decaying body permeating the... Continue Reading »

The Best Rentals: How to Find the Perfect Apartment

When Jenny Mickleson of Austin, Tex., went looking for her apartment she had a hard time figuring out which were the best rentals. "It wasn't that I couldn't find a good place, but I just kept thinking the next one might be better," she says. "I had the hardest time saying yes!" Some people are lucky enough to have... Continue Reading »

Rental Party Rules: Apartment Entertaining

Ever been the victim of a party in your apartment building? Loud music, banging floorboards, drunken party guests spilling out into the halls? "Renting is a group sport," says Naomi Kay, a store manager in Toledo, Ohio. "People forget. I used to live below these idiots. Everyone used to call the cops on them, pretty much... Continue Reading »

Cool Wine Racks That Don't Press for Space

Summertime is for enjoying fresh, seasonal produce. Couple that with a recent (and arguably, enduring) recession, and many of us are more than happy to pass up the trendy restaurant of the moment to stay home and rustle up a fine meal with help from the local farmers market. And an incredible bottle of prosecco... Continue Reading »

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