Petty Landlord Refuses Tenant’s Request to Cancel Parking Upcharge, Tenant Turns Parking Spot Into Storage Unit

Few stories of malicious compliance are more satisfying than the ones where the complier outdoes the “enforcer of rules” in a battle of pettiness, and this redditor’s post is a perfect example. When OP decided to get rid of their car, they had no need for an assigned parking spot at their apartment complex, and so they asked their property manager to waive the monthly parking upcharge. Needless to say, the landlord gave ’em the old “rules are rules” line and refused. Instead of eating the cost, OP calculated a genius plan to profit off the parking spot while following the manager’s own rules to a T.