My mom signed a form and there is a statement on the form regarding refund policy. You would not get a refund for the month you are in if the tenant died (or was taken out). She died on 9/7/21 of Covid she contracted in the home. Technically, it is not a refund because we did not pay as of yet.... Read more »
I had a verbal agreement with someone to sublease their apartment for 1550. I've been living here since June 2019 I pay the utilities here also and have bills that come here in my name . I found out that the actual rent for the apartment is 650 because I came home to a letter on the door for... Read more »
If you want to be accommodating you can comply with the request to vacate by the 30th. However, if you do not vacate by that date, the prime-tenant or landlord will have to commence a Housing Court case to seek to evict you. As a result of the Covid pandemic, the eviction process can be even...Read more »
I have to guess what your question is. So here goes: you have a roommate. You paid the rent in full to the landlord, but your roommate was supposed to pay half. When you demanded his half, he told you that he wasn't paying anything. Now you want to know whether you or the Landlord can evict...Read more »
Contracts are private agreements between the parties to the agreement. Essentially contracts can say whatever the parties agree to but the Courts are not obligated to enforce terms that are against public policy or existing law.
I wanted to ask and double check and make sure for sure because his landlord is starting to throw him out because he's a little behind on his rent for this month and everything but I was wondering and wanted to make sure if because he's old and he's disabled he's like 60... Read more »
It is good that you are willing to help. A landlord can evict any tenant who is behind on rent, even if only a little behind. Talk to the landlord, and then talk to local senior services agencies or rental agencies that might be able to help the tenant pay rent or find him a new place if he is...Read more »
I am currently 23, living with my girlfriend(20), we are both working 40 hours a week, renting from my aunt and uncle, who also run a logging company, that are honorably managed landlords. They do have 6 other rentals that are not rented to other family members. They hire cheap local... Read more »
But according to the Residential Lease Agreement signed by both parties is says “If at any time either party desires to terminate the month-to-month tenancy, such party may do so by providing to the other party written notice of intention to terminate at least 30 days prior to the desired date of... Read more »
Our tenant wrote us a letter stating they can no longer operate their business on our property and mailed it to us along with their key. Their lease agreement doesn't end till July 2022. On the lease it states all parties will not seek court action and will seek mediation /arbitration to... Read more »
Generally, a tenant is responsible for the full lease term, BUT the landlord must reasonably attempt to "mitigate" the damages. That means the landlord should try to rent out the space once the tenant has left. IF (the language in the lease is very important) the parties have agreed to...Read more »
Mother in law and her boyfriend moved into an over 55 community in Ohio. He is not on the lease and doesn't pay any of the lease payments. He does give her money once a month to help pay for things. She discovered he's been making unauthorized charges on a credit card that he got in... Read more »
You would need to make sure to send out a security disposition letter within 45 days so that you don't run afoul of MD Real Property Art. 8-203. The letter should be an itemized list of why you are withholding the security deposit and should be sent to the Tenants last known address. Make sure...Read more »
It has been well over 31 days since we turned the property back over to the landlord. The only “written” itemized accounting we have received was via Facebook Messenger and/or email. It was not personally delivered or mailed.
They have claimed they’re withholding the additional $300... Read more »
You should sue for the $1600. If he wants the $500, let him counter Sue you for it - and prove it in court. That said, you may want to think about having an attorney represent you in regular court instead. The landlord has no incentive to do anything but go to trial in small claims. In regular...Read more »
Pursuant to Florida precedent, there is some legal authority which dictates a landlords may only charge for excess wear and tear. In other words, he/ she may not claim the security deposit for ordinary wear and tear like paint retouch and cleaning. In addition, the landlord has to comply with the...Read more »
They called and told landlord they fired you right after you was fired ..and they did not have any arrangement with one another about letting one another know anything about employment or living arrangement..
This kind of problem is under laws that are specific to each state, and different. This could be an invasion of your privacy or public disclosure of confidential facts. You should consult with a local employment law attorney about this.
We originally had 4 adults listed on the rental agreement but one of them moved out, and we are attempting to have somebody move in to take their place; however, my landlord is insisting on a 10% increase to the rent if a new tenant moves in. Rent was already increased last month and the month... Read more »
Per Civil Code § 1947.12, NO, but there is a whole list of exemptions and exception. But this statute specifically covers your situation and the law limits rent increases to 5% every 12 months, unless EVERYONE moves out and there is a new lease. You don't say how much he increased the rent...Read more »
I live in California. I rented a 1br/1 ba appt and signed a lease stating that if I had unregistered guests that I would be charged $30/night (per the lease I am allowed 2 guests every month for a maximum of 2 days). Over word of mouth when I signed the lease, he told me that it was not enforced... Read more »
If you signed a lease that says you would be charged, then you were aware of the "potential" fees. It also sounds like you breached the lease agreement by letting your friends stay more than the allotted "2 days" per month, and sounds like you further operated in bad faith by...Read more »
About a week prior to moving in they let national grid cut the power because previous tenant didn't pay and was told it would take 10 days to restore. I wfh and would not be able to wait 10 days and requested my deposit back on 9/6 and have gotten no response. Because of this I'm about to... Read more »
Whether you are entitled to the return of your deposit depends upon the agreement pursuant to which the payment was made. You should consider sitting down with a local attorney to review that agreement.
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