The Cure To Your Regional Rail Blues

The Cure To Your Regional Rail Blues

If you’re a commuter in Philadelphia, the struggle has been real for you this summer. SEPTA’s Regional Rail was once capable of transporting 132,000 commuters on a daily basis. When a structural defect was discovered amongst the cars of their newest fleet, the Silverliner V, SEPTA was forced to remove 120 of the railcars from servi ...

When Your Landlord Steals from you and Posts it on Facebook

When Your Landlord Steals from you and Posts it on Facebook

As you can imagine, from the title, this is about to be a rollercoaster of a story. You’d be right in making that assumption. To protect the subject of our story, we’ve changed the names of all the characters. Please read and share this so that we can bring awareness to these issues. This is Sofia’s story. An immigrant from V ...

What I Learned Visiting The Projects

What I Learned Visiting The Projects

“I’m just happy and grateful to have a place to call home,” said Christina Whitehurst, a single mother, and resident of the Johnson Homes projects located in North Philadelphia. Seeing her children run around their new home, braid each other’s hair, and share laughs immediately makes you understand why this woman, who once lived ...

The waiting list for public housing is long, very long…

The waiting list for public housing is long, very long…

On Monday, April 6th, the WYL team had a meeting in Philadelphia. While I won’t disclose which organization we met with (and it makes no difference), the information we learned about how public housing is handled in Philly made us sick to our stomachs. A few quick items to note: There are three forms of public housing in Philly: S ...

Bringing your car to NY? Think again.

Bringing your car to NY? Think again.

As gentrification rips through NY and, more specifically, Brooklyn neighborhoods faster than we can count to ten, we notice a huge side effect of this aggressive movement - the number of cars coming into town with Sally from whichever suburb has surged tremendously. I’ve been living in Brooklyn for 3 years now and, self-admittedly, I ...

WYL Launches Listings in Beta!

WYL Launches Listings in Beta!

Whose Your Landlord is excited to announce we are officially launching our listings in Beta! This means that during this time, we are working with onboarding landlords so that renters can find their homes here. Landlords- for you, this means post your listings FOR FREE! We have also made a lot of headway in signing up home providers, s ...

City School Vs. College Town

City School Vs. College Town

Applications are already all sent, and College Decision Day is just around the corner. Now is the first of many  life’s biggest decisions: which college setting should you choose? The typical college town, or the more urban environment. Here’s your guide to picking what atmosphere is best for you! How important is a campus to you? ...

How we used Last Year’s Badge to own SXSW 2016

How we used Last Year’s Badge to own SXSW 2016

Every year, thousands of people descend on Austin, Texas looking to learn about the newest gadgets, companies, developments in education, and to hear about the dopest new musicians to hit the scene. 2016 was no different. While I didn’t get an opportunity to attend EDU or Music, I did get a chance to fully experience Interactive. For th ...

12 Words You Need to Know If You Live in Philly

12 Words You Need to Know If You Live in Philly

For Philly natives, slang and the pronunciation of words come second nature. For newer Philadelphians, without knowing what keywords and phrases are, it is very easy for ‘youse’ to get lost in the conversation. Whose Your Landlord has the Philly dictionary you need to hold a conversation with all Philadelphians, born-and-raise ...

Household Items For an At-Home Workout

Household Items For an At-Home Workout

No need for the pricey gym membership- get fit right in your home while using these 6 household items! StairMaster Whether you live in a home or an apartment- you most likely have the original StairMaster- your steps! Walking up and down steps burns 4-16 calories, depending on your weight, so run up and down your flights of stairs for ...

2015's 10 WORST Landlords in Philadelphia

2015's 10 WORST Landlords in Philadelphia

WhoseYourLandlord’s mission is to make quality living the standard for all. To do this, we create a transparent conversation between tenants and landlords. Tenants, both current and previous, have the opportunity to rate and review their landlord. This gives prospective tenants the opportunity to see what other tenants thought of that p ...

2015′s 10 Best-Rated Landlords in Philadelphia

2015′s 10 Best-Rated Landlords in Philadelphia

WhoseYourLandlord’s mission is to make quality living the standard for all. To do this, we create a transparent conversation between tenants and landlords. Tenants, both current and previous, have the opportunity to rate and review their landlord. This gives prospective tenants the opportunity to see what other tenants thought of that p ...