The Hilariously Helpful Mandatory Tenant’s Guide to Avoid Getting Evicted

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With over 100 million people renting their homes in America, there are bound to be a few problems now and then. Sometimes the water heater breaks or a doorknob comes loose, and the landlord is nowhere to be found. Landlords don’t always provide the service they should, staying out of sight and collecting checks until they raise the rent or sell.

But even if every landlord isn’t the ideal one, you, as a renter can be, by quickly reviewing Mandatory’s guide to being an oh-so-good tenant. Get ready to be named “Tenant of the Month” 10 years running with these 11 golden rules, assuming that’s a thing in your building.

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