Rental Party Rules: Apartment Entertaining

Ever been the victim of a party in your apartment building? Loud music, banging floorboards, drunken party guests spilling out into the halls?

"Renting is a group sport," says Naomi Kay, a store manager in Toledo, Ohio. "People forget. I used to live below these idiots. Everyone used to call the cops on them, pretty much every Saturday. They never figured out how to throw a party without having it ended by, like, midnight."

So how can you throw a party in your apartment while respecting the renters around you? Read on: