Maybe many of you are dealing with squatters, or maybe you were just curious, but whatever the reason, this week readers were very interested in an article about a guest who refused to vacate an apartment after the lease ended.
Turns out, not returning a vacant apartment to a landlord at the end of a lease is a very serious matter, one that can land a tenant in court, even if you have paid your rent in full. (If you had a personal experience with a squatter in your NYC apartment or building, send Brick an email with a few details about what happened. We may contact you for an article.)
Also of interest: A good ventilation system was a must-have for this apartment hunter with bad allergies.
Here are this week's top five posts: