The Worst Room: Tumblr Blog Focuses on The Saddest Rentals Out There

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"The Worst Room" is a hilarious and depressing Tumblr blog focusing on the sad state of rentals in New York and beyond. This listing, via Dallas Craigslist, is especially sad.
“The Worst Room” is a hilarious and depressing Tumblr blog focusing on the sad state of rentals in New York and beyond. This listing, via Dallas Craigslist, is especially sad.

I stumbled across this sad, sad Tumblr blog not too long ago and completely forgot about it. It’s the blog of a New Yorker who was going through the depressing task of finding a suitable rental in the city that wasn’t a dungeon, a closet, or a tent in the backyard of a derelict Brooklyn Brownstone (they’ve seen it all!). It’s somewhat in the vein of Terrible Real Estate Agent Photos, which we love.

And then someone sent me a Facebook message pointing me to a post about a Dallas room for rent, offered by a “single Hispanic man” who prefers a female. While this is a one-bedroom apartment, don’t worry, you won’t be sharing rooms. He’s offering up his unfurnished living room because, hey, he’s not using it right now. If you have $300, this empty living room has some things going for it, including a window and access to the outdoors.

Sounds perfect and not sketchy at all!

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Joanna England

If Executive Editor Joanna England could house hunt forever, she absolutely would. Instead she covers the North Texas housing market and the economy for CandysDirt.com. While she started out with the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, Joanna's work has appeared in The Dallas Morning News as well as several local media outlets. When she's not knitting or hooping, or enjoying White Rock Lake, she's behind the lens of her camera. She lives in East Dallas with her husband, son, and their furry and feathered menagerie.

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