Booting your roommate's boyfriend, when blogging about the building backfires, and more

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If your roommate's boyfriend is a permanent fixture, time to get real (Gothamist)

A fed up tenant is looking for "horror stories"about one big NYC landlord (Medium)

But blogger beware: one Coney Island co-oper is getting sued for chronicling the board's alleged mismanagement (NYP)

Surprising your spouse with a home can ... backfire (WSJ)

What to do if you're subletting from a landlord who's stopped paying maintenance (NYT)

Peek inside Elmhurst's new co-op the Continental, where studios are as cheap as $185,000 (Brownstoner Queens)

Winter is coming. Why not heat every surface in your apartment? (WSJ)

Small changes that'll make a big difference in your apartment's lighting (Apartment Therapy)

Expect lots of apartments at former Mitchell-Lama building Southbridge Towers to hit the market—at market-rate prices—soon (NYT, previously)

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