We recently moved out of a duplex due to the place being sold by the landlord and the new owner wanted to live in the basement where we were living, we agreed to break our lease and move out for a payment of $2000 as well as our security deposit back as long as no damages occured. we got the... Read more »
He said that we had until then to get anything we wanted to keep taken care of. I looked out the window about a half an hour later to see there was one of his workers out there. I text him saying that he gave us until the next day. He replied by saying that he was just there to pull weeds. I left... Read more »
We live in a mobile home community. Park manager’s brother lives next door. We had an incident last week where he harassed my daughter when she was outside on our deck because we complained about his dog being off leash (against park and city rules/law) to the corporate office. I made a police... Read more »
answered on Jun 17, 2020
If the lack of criminal history is a condition of the leasing contract that you relied upon, you could potentially sue the trailer park.
answered on Nov 1, 2019
Sorry, but this is not a question. Get more specific and try again!
I live in Fargo, North Dakota and currently there are no psychologists that sign for Emotional Support Animals, so I went online and found a psychologist that did. Only thing is that they are from California. My landlord denied my Emotional Support Animal letter because the psychologist is not from... Read more »
answered on Sep 16, 2018
you can sue, but that doesn't mean you'll win.
To give a more practical answer, talk to attorneys who specialize in disability and/or landlord/tenant issues. If no one is willing to take your case on contingency, you'll probably lose
I reported animal cruelty on my sons landlords to the sheriffs department. The deputy gave them my name that I was in to file a complaint now I'm being harassed, threatened, and assaulted and the sheriff department will do nothing. I have called them 9 times in last 4 months because of them... Read more »
answered on Aug 24, 2018
Document every interaction, log the time, date, the person involved, and the nature of the incident. Also document every interaction with the police. Bonus points if you have any other evidence, such as phone records.
Once you have sufficient documentation, if the police are not willing... Read more »
Me, my wife, and a friend of ours applied for a 2 bedroom house in grand forks north dakota. Our friend was denied on her application, although me and my wife was approved and we make enough income between the 2 of us for the minimum income requirement. Would we all be denied then? And if so do... Read more »
answered on Apr 30, 2018
Generally, a tenant that does not qualify will qualify if co-tenants qualify, as you alluded to. Generally speaking, a landlord cannot keep a deposit if a contact was never entered into. You described the deposit as a "holding deposit". Therefore, the consideration the landlord gave... Read more »
I am in a lease with my apartment. There is a constant thumping noise in my bedroom ceiling or wall every night from 10 pm to 8 am. I made repeated requests to have it investigated and they finally sent someone to witness it. He agreed that it was awfulnand must be very hard to live with. But no... Read more »
answered on Feb 26, 2018
From what you have stated, it appears that the sound is not coming from an upstairs neighbor, but from the building itself? If that is the case, then you may have a case against the landlord for breaching the implied warranty of habitability. Habitability is interpreted into all residential lease... Read more »
We tried to get ahold of the landlord many times and could not make contact. We never received a bill, and now, 11 months later, are being sued for the damages to the apartment. Also, our security deposit was kept.
answered on Feb 24, 2018
Your first step is to check the specific terms of your lease. Even if an amount of time is set by statute, the lease may control.
Everytime there has been an issue i have taken care of it. Ive lived here since 2015 and never had a problem until new manager came. then the last 6 months on three seperate occasions i have revieved a letter for a non renewal of my lease. I asked why she gave me a reason and i resolved it every... Read more »
answered on Feb 9, 2018
There is not a specific North Dakota statute that requires a landlord to renew your lease. Generally, a tenant's best chance to challenge the refusal to renew is if the refusal to renew was based on discrimination. There could be a chance to prevent a refusal to renew if it is on public... Read more »
We recently separated. Living with relatives for the past week, I have two kids with me. Me, my 19year old, and my spouse are on the lease. Do I have any rights because I have kids, one under 18. Or are we supposed to be homeless.
answered on Dec 18, 2017
You need to call an attorney to address this question. Adequate advice for this issue cannot be provided online.
I was unable to pay so I left within the 3 day window the notice gave, can I be held liable for the remainder of my lease?
answered on Dec 12, 2017
Generally, after materially breaking the lease agreement, the tenant is responsible for the remainder of the lease per the terms of the agreement. However, a landlord generally has a duty to mitigate the damages to the tenant by making reasonable efforts to lease the property to another tenant.... Read more »
I had a 3 year lease, I wanted to get out of my lease after two years and asked my landlord if I could terminate the lease and if he could find someone to take it over. He found someone to take it over the next week, but he said he should be able to keep my $3000 security deposit and that I also... Read more »
answered on Dec 12, 2017
Generally a landlord is not able to collect from the old and new tenant. A lease agreement may attempt to provide the penalty for breaching the contract, which could be challenged in court as unreasonable. Landlords generally have a duty to mitigate by finding new tenants. The idea is finding a... Read more »
I just bought new furniture and put in it ..... he said that he was aware that he had cochroach problem but didn't tell me... I had to leave my apartment for a day when they bug bombed the apartment have chemical all over my new furniture.... The landlord doesn't feel that he should have... Read more »
answered on Dec 12, 2017
A rental property for residential purposes must be habitable for human living. A tenant may seek damages for costs related to making the property habitable and the consequences thereof and offset rental costs in proportion that the inhabitability reduced the justified expectations under the lease... Read more »
answered on Dec 12, 2017
If you do not vacate in 3 days, the landlord may bring an eviction (forcible detainer in legal speak) hearing. During such a hearing, each party will have the opportunity to argue their side. See North Dakota Century Code 47-32. Note that this is general legal information and should not be... Read more »
WOULD THIS FALL UNDER FALSE ADVERTISING IN NORTH DAKOTA?
answered on Nov 5, 2017
I'd let this one go. If I advertise bananas are $1 and you come to my store and they are $1.50, I was not necessarily obligated to continue to offer the advertised price.
There are no children involved. There was never any agreement for rent etc. He had a mild stroke about a month ago. He needs help with some chores and taking care of the pets. I have no other home and all my belongings are here. I left my teaching job to be with him. Towards the end of the school... Read more »
answered on Sep 22, 2017
Your question is unclear as to whether you are being forced out. This would help in evaluating your question. Without this information, your question is difficult to address.
answered on Jul 24, 2017
Believe it or not, I have run into this problem being faced by my clients quite frequently in the past. A letter from a medical doctor or therapist is all that is needed to classify the animal as an assistance animal. Landlords must agree to a reasonable accommodation request if the disability... Read more »
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