Last Updated Dec 15, 2009 2:47 PM EST
There are a number of reasons why you might not be able to afford the rent (or mortgage). Millions of Americans are finding themselves a little short this holiday season.
But not all of them came up with this novel solution for living in a fancy New York highrise, rent-free.
How this came to light as as much to do with missing food as much as missing money. But I have to say, it's one way to cut back on expenses.
Creeper In My Apartment
Ilyce R. Glink is the author of several books, including 100 Questions Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Ask. She blogs about money and real estate at ThinkGlink.com.