monopoly_money.jpgWhile an email sent to our Tenant Troubles column might get you the answers you need to protect yourself from an icky landlord, our friends at Curbed are offering something even more enticing: a month in rent for the best tale of rental horror.

Curbed asks that you send your renter horror story in immediately, as they’ll be posting the best stories on Thursday for a local vote. The winner of SF’s Rental Horror Story will then face off with other winners from Curbed’s other city sites.

The best (as in, worst) Rental Horror Story wins free rent for one month, or up to $2,500 because as the site says, “it shouldn’t be our problem that some of you choose to pay $10K a month in rent.”

To send in your Rental Horror Story, email them at

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Always in motion. April Siese writes about music, takes photos at shows, and even helps put them on behind the scenes as a stagehand. She's written everything from hard news to beauty features, as well as fiction and poetry. She most definitely likes pie.

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