issue before I call it quits and move out? My lease states I cannot get out of my lease for any reason. What do I do?
answered on Mar 18, 2023
In Ohio, a landlord has the sooner of "a reasonable time" or 30 days to correct any violations of which they are aware in writing before you can either 1) terminate the lease and move out; 2) escrow your rent or 3) sue for damages.
My landlord sent out a letter saying anyone who lives with u needs to be on the lease I want the unwanted guest out tho
answered on Mar 18, 2023
How did they become a guest? If you invited them to live with you, then you will need to go through the eviction process. If it's someone who just showed up then change the locks and call the police.
My family has been stripped & had everything I've accrued in my life,my garage,car,tools,my kids CLOTHES,Pics of deceased mom,even our pet!
I caught a county commissioner employee stealing. After a long 6mnth harassment. We had a day in court but the judge decided we owed $2000... Read more »
answered on Mar 2, 2023
I'm sorry to hear about your situation. It sounds like a difficult and unjust experience. To answer your question, it may be possible to appeal a judge's decision and seek compensation for losses, but it would depend on the specific circumstances of your case and the applicable laws in... Read more »
answered on Jan 13, 2023
Yes, you can sue any tenant for unpaid rent. What they do for a living is not relevant from a legal standpoint though it may be highly relevant to whether or not you can expect to get a judgment paid.
sewage leaking out of toilet. and i fell through a hole and hit my hand/wrist and it’s bruised and swollen plus my leg is bruised from where i fell through the hole. we didn’t have heat and got covid due to the cold which was below freezing. and wild animals were freely entering our house. what... Read more »
answered on Jan 12, 2023
An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. I can only speak for the personal injury aspects of your question. I'm sorry about your injuries. You could reach out to attorneys to try to arrange a free consultation to discuss whether you have a viable... Read more »
Is she allowed to do that when my lease clearly states “this is a utility y by the landlord”. My lease isn’t up until 4/30/23. Shes saying that there is new management and that she gave us a 30 day notice so we have to pay. Is this correct? I thought my lease was a binding agreement that... Read more »
answered on Nov 30, 2022
Some property managers act improperly. They sometimes demand that tenants make a payment not required by the lease. If you don't pay it, she could file to evict you. You could then take your lease to court, and if your lease does not require you to pay it, the judge could dismiss the... Read more »
answered on Nov 28, 2022
If you do not have a written lease, then he can evict you. An eviction is a permanent public court record that can make it difficult to rent from a landlord who checks the records, and most do. So avoid having an eviction filed.
The other tennant is new and has a lease until July of 2023. If the new owner wants to live in one half are we the one's that will be forced out? Our 13 year old is in special classes in this school district as well as counseling. It took a whole year to set up these badly needed services.... Read more »
answered on Nov 22, 2022
Without a written lease, a tenant is in a risky position. A month-to-month tenancy can be terminated by either tenant or landlord at the end of any rental period (typically the end of the month) by giving at least 30 days notice in writing to the other. If landlord gives notice, and tenant does... Read more »
I took the keys on Friday November 11th around 3:30 pm and by Saturday the 12th at 11:00 am I told the property manager I wanted out of my lease. I signed a 12 month lease, and the place gives me severe anxiety to be in the unit, I haven’t moved all my belongings in yet, and I have 2 cats... Read more »
answered on Nov 15, 2022
A tenant can try to negotiate a lease termination with the landlord, but the landlord doesn't have to agree. The tenant wouldn't have a good basis for termination, unless a court finds tenant was not mentally competent to sign a lease. A tenant is not required to move in, but if tenant... Read more »
answered on Nov 6, 2022
Yes, if the landlord was negligent and knowingly allowed a dog with a vicious propensity to remain on the premises.
He doesn't go to school or pay bills.
answered on Oct 28, 2022
You give notice to terminate his tenancy, and if he doesn't leave, you proceed with an eviction. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney to do the eviction.
I have an old front door, and 3 of the glass panels broke and there's also a half inch gap in my door and its frame. She even sent me text message stating those panels have been cracked for years why did they break all of a sudden. Its causing my bills to increase and its getting colder and... Read more »
answered on Oct 26, 2022
Deposit your rent with your local municipal court and seek an order compelling the landlord to make repairs. DO NOT STOP PAYING RENT, just pay it to the court instead.
Cares act covered ally paid rent until October. I was just notified of this and I'm being kicked out now. Unethical?
answered on Oct 26, 2022
Either party can terminate a month-to-month lease for any reason (except for racial/religious discrimination) upon giving proper notice.
answered on Oct 24, 2022
Anyone can represent themself in court. Where landlords get in trouble is that it is unlawful for a person who is not a lawyer to represent anyone else including a corporate entity. So, if a non-lawyer landlord has created an LLC to manage the property, he or she cannot represent the LLC because... Read more »
answered on Oct 13, 2022
It depends on what section 27 of your specific lease says. But they are alleging that the section requires you to take some action, e.g., paying the rent, or not to take some action, e.g., subletting, and that you have failed to comply. Look at your lease. What does Section 27 say?
My parents sold the house and now there are new owners and I don't know when I have to be out and don't know any rights I have
answered on Oct 10, 2022
If you had a written lease with your parents, the new owner must honor that. If there was no lease, then you are a month to month tenant, and the new owner can offer you a new lease, or terminate your occupancy by giving you 30 days' written notice.
We all have a month to month lease and she wants to raise rent again starting November 1st after she already raised it once and then kick us out before the beginning of the year.
answered on Sep 29, 2022
A month to month tenancy can be terminated by either landlord or tenant by giving 30 days' written notice. If a tenant does not leave, then landlord can file an eviction. If a landlord sends notice of a rent increase, and tenant does not agree, then tenant or landlord can give the 30 days... Read more »
In addition to swindling all my deposit, my ex-landlord violated at least 5 of my rights, yet I can't sue him for these because I can't prove any monetary loss in Small Claims Court, according to the Court Clerk. So what's the point of these laws? I AM suing for deposit theft as I... Read more »
answered on Sep 26, 2022
You can only win what you lost unless there’s a reason for punishing the other side. If the other side is wrong in fact but not morally, you can only get compensation. Think about a car accident. It would be unfair not to compensate someone for wrecking their car. It would also be unfair to... Read more »
Kitchen plumbing has leaked and been clogged up since my move in date and landlord refuses to repair the problem.
answered on Sep 26, 2022
If a tenant withholds rent, the landlord can file an eviction. Try to work it out with the landlord to get repairs. If that doesn't work, then after giving written notice to landlord of the problem, you can start paying rent on time each month into escrow with your local court. Check the... Read more »
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