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Worried about apartment spy cams, dealing with an abusive neighbor, & more

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This week, readers honed in on stories about protecting themselves in uncomfortable NYC living situations, with a pair of stories on how to detect a spy cam in your apartment and deal with a problematic neighbor.

Also popular were posts on how New Yorkers manage life in this crowded city, with tips on coping with a long subway commute and sharing a studio apartment as a couple.

Here, in full, are the week's top stories.

1) How to find a hidden camera planted by your landlord, Airbnb host, or another creep

2) Is your neighbor harassing you? 4 steps to handle the problem

3) Ask Sam: Our rent-stabilized building is converting to condos. What are our rights? (sponsored)

4) 6 tips for surviving a long commute like a real New Yorker

5) My boyfriend and I live in a 600-square-foot studio. Here’s how we make it work