If you refuse to pay rent. Keep an eye on the right hand side of the screen where the things your going to do are and when you see the rent guys face there cancel it by pressing the triangle and he won't take your money
Press R2 ,as soon as you do the computer will take over until you move,the computer will socialise with any sims,fill the stats the only thing it doesnt do is work,move location,change clothes,buy stuff.
Let's settle this once and for all there is no secret closet at blankwood towers. So answer to the walkthrough that says secret closet at blankwood. Your searching for the secret closet well it is not there in the ps2 version. Hope I helped.