Articles for Tenants

Rental life can be stressful, we're here to help. In the tenants section of Four Walls you'll find temporary home decor ideas, tips for negotiating with your landlord, and more.

5 Ways Paying Rent Online Will Make Your Life Easier

Checkbook, what’s a checkbook? If you rent, you probably keep one of these relics next to your rotary dial phone just to write out...

3 Ways to Find the Best Student Housing

How many of you have searched for student housing? Sometimes the search can get rough. My approval process for finding student housing is almost...

Summer Decor Projects: Big Appeal For Small Apartments 

Don't limit your style just because you're limited on space. These fun and simple projects are perfect for apartment dwellers because they add a...

What should you spend on rent?

House poverty is real. If you live in a big city with skyrocketing rent (like NYC or San Francisco), chances are you know a...

Getting Your Deposit Back: Move-out Cleaning Tips

The greatest advantage of not owning a property of your own is that you can always move when your financial situation changes. In these...

5 things to do with the money you’re about to save...

Hey, good news: the rising cost of renting a place is steadily slowing down. Why the change? According to this article, it's because of...

How to Grow Food In Your Apartment

I could dream about having a garden all day long (especially when I'm watching the Netflix series Cooked and listening to Michael Pollan tell...

Adopting a Cat? Read This First!

Last year I adopted a cat from a local shelter and brought him home to my apartment. Since then I’ve spend a lot time...

3 Easy Ways to Spring Clean Your Apartment

Sorry, not trying to be rude, but your apartment is looking a little sad. It’s totally understandable. We’ve all spent the last few months...