It was the man on the first floor who collected rent.
He'd say he had to go collect rent from his tenants to pay us.
Probably only collecting rents or some such thing, but it will be better if they don't lay eyes on you.
The police said the men had been collecting rent from exchange students whose housing was already provided by the university.
Many of them do not even bother to collect rents.
He was more concerned about the soul of the place than collecting rent from the artists.
In return, it would stop seeking to collect rent on the three buildings.
"I don't have any desire to collect rents on land for 40 years," he said.
"It's more about getting the owner to move it than collecting rent," he said.
It was not immediately clear how much money the city, which collects rent from the two teams, stood to lose.