Living large in 100 square feet, safeguard your apartment while you're away, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | November 26, 2014 - 10:59AM

One reason to be grateful this year: your apartment is (hopefully) bigger than 100 square feet (Apartment Therapy) 

Keep your apartment safe if you're heading out of town (My First Apartment)

"That crazy woman is downstairs screaming her face off again," and more real (and eerily familiar) texts to the super (The Awl)

A cautionary tale from SoHo House: why community board members shouldn't accept huge favors from local businesses (Gothamist)

If your board charges frivolous fees for your sublet, take 'em to court (Habitat Magazine)

How to delicately decline friends' requests to crash at your place (Apartment Therapy)

Let this shady broker's break-in serve as a reminder: always change the locks when you move in (NYP via The Real Deal)

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