If I file a claim, can the housing authoritie make me leave or raise my rent.
answered on Nov 18, 2022
A Connecticut attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. And if public entities are involved, it's possible there could be notice of claim issues that require prompt filing action. Your best option is probably to reach out to Connecticut personal injury attorneys... Read more »
I have provided multiple written notices to enter a week in advance. The tenant continuously wants to reschedule. I cannot keep rescheduling with the bank. Not sure what to do at this point.
answered on Sep 29, 2021
Hire a competent CT attorney to file an eviction action to recover possession.
Second hand smoke comes inside our apartment. This has been causing health issues, and we wouldn’t of moved here if we knew it wasn’t non smoking as advertise on there web page and stated in the leased as no smoking. After complaining to management she responded with a letter saying that... Read more »
answered on Feb 27, 2021
You may have a claim for constructive eviction. Connecticut law provides that your landlord has the obligation to ensure that conditions do not render your unit "unfit or uninhabitable." Conn. Gen. Stat. Ann. § 47a-7(a). Connecticut courts recognize that "[a]ny disturbance of the... Read more »
She refuses to disclose any information about payments she's been collecting with no right and we are just about to start probate in CT as Florida had to be started first. I am the decendents daughter and will be seeking Administrator responsibility as I am in florida now. Will she be facing... Read more »
answered on Feb 19, 2021
I am sorry to hear about your situation and am sorry for your loss. To fully address your legal questions, you will probably need to hire an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut. I wish you the best of luck in the resolution of your situation.
i am the owner of a single family home that I am renting- A tenant is renting from me and has signed a lease with her attorney co signing as trustee (the attorney manages the tenants trust fund)- Does that mean the attorney is legally responsible if rent is not paid or home is damaged etc? i.e.-... Read more »
answered on Jan 29, 2021
The attorney is signing in his capacity as trustee of the trust so he is not personally responsible the trust is. If you had to pursue the trust for payment you would name the attorney as trustee as defendant in a collection suit to obtain a judgment against the trust.
The landlord is very sick and is in the process of gifting the house to a church and the person who said this to us hasn't signed the papers yet. We were broad sided with this.
answered on Feb 27, 2020
Yes. This is something that happens depending on whether you are month to month tenants or under a lease. You would be well advised to consult with a housing attorney and explore your options as soon as possible. You have rights that might be wasted if you wait too long. Good luck.
i was awarded our marital property in a divorce but my ex wife quit claimed it to a third party. who thinks and feels they own the property but we both have a recorded deed? how can i quiet their title? or what course of action do i take
answered on Dec 3, 2019
I would need more information to provide a good answer, for instance, when did your ex wife quit claim the property to the third party and under what circumstances. Furthermore, I am assuming you did not sign the quit claim deed to the third party. If not, then your wife may have only quit claimed... Read more »
The original one-year lease ended in 2012. I would like to keep my month-to-month tenancy. The proposed addendum does not include any language about timing/terms.
answered on May 30, 2019
In most states a "holdover tenant" is called a "tenant at sufferance"--which means you can be evicted at anytime--even without notice. However, if you are still paying your rent on a month=to-month basis, the law would probably allow you stay for at least 30 days from the date... Read more »
I'm in a dispute with my landlord over shared metering in CT. He doesn't not provide us with a split bill, and cannot prove how much electricity we use. According to CGS § 16-262e, he should be liable to pay for the electricity. As far as I know he doesn't have a PURA certified sub... Read more »
answered on Jan 15, 2019
Please advise what your question is specifically in order to receive a helpful answer. Thanks!
It should be noted that the beneficiary - in this case, the deceased's wife, wants to rent it out. The property is in probate bc it was only in the deceased's name.
answered on Sep 24, 2018
Short answer: Yes, it is possible.
Probate can tie-up a property for a long period of time, and it may be financially impractical for the property to remain unoccupied during that time.
The court will generally appoint an estate executor or personal representative. This... Read more »
You can see when it's recording at certain times of the day
My brother was charged with threatening in the 2nd in Connecticut. He was released on bond and had his arraignment already. They continued the protective order and told him to prove his accuser does not live there after he told the judge she does not. Currently the mother of his 2 young children is... Read more »
answered on Feb 25, 2018
He has a few options. If he is the lawful owner of the residence, he can hire an attorney to begin an eviction process to lawfully remove the woman from his residence. If he is not the owner, then he should inform his landlord that the landlord needs her evicted, as he cannot enter the premises... Read more »
She is a college student. I will not be living there.
I am concerned about liability.
answered on Jul 12, 2017
Renters insurance doesn't protect your personal liability to the landlord, only if she names you on the policy will you be protected if someone is injured on the property or items are stolen, or flood/fire etc depending on the extent of the policy.. If she doesn't pay the rent, you are... Read more »
I have owned my home since 1992. From 2001 - 2012, my partner and his 3 children lived here and we shared all expenses. I re-mortgaged to pay for an addition and a pool. We are no longer a couple due to his alcoholism, and no kids here anymore. He has not paid any money for living expenses for 3... Read more »
answered on Jul 12, 2017
If he does not own the property and he has no lease with you and has not paid or contributed to household expenses evidencing some sort of agreement that he stay, then I would call the police as he is trespassing.
it is a big dump type truck with a big snow plow on front. it doesn't run to my knowledge. i don't think he owns it and i don't know where they are living now to get in touch with them. it has been here for over a year. they were living in my house until i tossed them to the curb 5 months ago.
We both contributed money to the renovation of my home. My boyfriend, I believe, is legally considered a tenant. He pays me rent every month and I pay for everything else. We are separating and he wants me to compensate him for the money that he contributed to the renovations. 1.) Do I have to... Read more »
answered on Jul 12, 2017
You need to consult with an attorney on this. You have too many specific questions to get a legal answer online. Attorneys will not feel comfortable providing answers that you may follow through with without getting the full facts and circumstances. This can turn into a complicated situation so my... Read more »
I wanted to know my daughter had called lead poison is in her blood from the apartment that I am living on for the past 2 years 7 month ago my daughter had called lead poison I have proof of information from my daughter's doctor papers and documents I even have the health department came... Read more »
answered on Jan 23, 2017
Contact Mike Koskoff in Bridgeport. Tell him I suggested you call. You have a number of potential claims, but the big thing is to figure out what you/your daughter need to do to get it chelated /out of your system. Should be a specialist at Yale New Haven. Odd an adult like your daughter would get... Read more »
The landlord is not going to fix it and told me it is "common for the a/c to fail on very hot days, as the ducts in the attic get too hot". ??? Do I have a right to withhold rent until the conditions are made habitable?
answered on Aug 15, 2016
No, the failure of AC does not make the house uninhabitable.
answered on Aug 14, 2016
What is the current language on the lease? It seems to me it is foreseeable that a tenant's dog might bite someone so it likely is covered in the language of the leas.
The tenant feels he should not have to pay the last months rent as he wants to move out on October 18th in the middle of the month and just pay partial rent. We said he needs to pay for the whole month so he just hasn't paid anything. The lease was originally a year to year lease but rolled... Read more »
answered on Oct 6, 2015
Evidently he has not yet moved out, so it is unclear what you mean when you ask if you can hold the security deposit. Of course you can, until he has moved out.
When he does move out, you apply the deposit to any damages, to rent he owes, and to fill the fuel tank. He gets whatever is... Read more »
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