Mold EVERYWHERE. Black mold (kids are sick constantly)
Bathtub is about to fall through ceiling
Bathroom sink fell on daughters head and it's still not attached it's just in the basement.
Walls are falling apart and cracking.
I have 4 kids and no where else to go
answered on Feb 25, 2023
You should contact your local municipal property authority and ask to have the leased premises inspected for code violations and to determine whether the premises is fit for human habitation. You will need a written report and if the leased premises is in as bad a shape as you say, the landlord... Read more »
I recently sued my landlord in small claims court in PA for double my security deposit and won because they didn't even bother to respond to the case. I'm currently waiting for 30 day appeal period to end and as I've been preparing for any possibile appeal or learning how to collect... Read more »
answered on Feb 22, 2023
Unfortunately, the amount of the judgement can’t be increased after the judgement has been issued even if it costs you to collect the judgement.
answered on Feb 20, 2023
Under a relatively new amendment to Pennsylvania’s Landlord Tenant law, the administrator or executor of a deceased tenant’s estate has 14 days after the later of:
(1) the last day of the second calendar month that follows the calendar month in which the tenant died; or
(2) the... Read more »
I moved out of the apartment before the end of the lease. I am still required to pay the remaining of the rent for the lease's duration. While I moved the majority of my possessions out, I left behind several pieces of furniture for use by a future potential subletter. I have since learned... Read more »
answered on Feb 10, 2023
Alot depends on the terms of the lease agreement. Lease agreements typically will spell out remedies for a landlord if a tenant terminates tenancy before the lease term. Likewise they will have information about the rent for the term. You may very well be on the hook for the remainder of the... Read more »
i am trying to figure out what to do with the LLC. i need to changed the LLC's address as it was my sold home in NJ. do i need to file as a foreign PA LLC, create a new LLC in PA? do i need to close the NJ LLC? i am trying understand the best way to 'move' my LLC to PA. what... Read more »
answered on Dec 27, 2022
Do not have all the facts here, but it looks like you have several options. The easiest would be to get a Registered Office or Registered Agent in NJ for your LLC. The property is located in NJ, and you have a NJ LLC so that lines up fine. Just because you (as the Member or Owner) moved to PA... Read more »
No hot water for 2 weeks
answered on Jul 9, 2022
You need to contact the landlord by writing him an actual letter. If you have a lease, there should be a section in the lease entitled “Notice” which will have the address where notices to the landlord should be sent. It may also contain other instructions such as how the letter should be sent... Read more »
He signed the quit notice even though it said by the 30th and the man who delivered it said it was a 30 day notice but was delivering it on the 13th. This is in Pennsylvania. Can they lock the doors on him if he isn't out by the 30th
answered on Jun 16, 2022
A Notice to Quit provides the tenant a certain amount of time to either (a) cure the default within the time period and remain at the leased premises or (b) not cure the default and vacate the leased premises. If the tenant stays at the property beyond the time period and does not cure the default,... Read more »
They have been living in the house for 3 years but every year we sign the new lease for 1 year. We have a clause stating that if either landlord or tenant don't wish to renew, either party has to give at least 30 days notice. I gave them the notice not to renew a few days ago but they claim it... Read more »
answered on Jun 13, 2022
You are right, unless the leased premises are a Manufactured (i.e., mobile) Home?
The only provision of the law requiring 3 months prior written notice of the expiration of the term of a lease is for a lease which is more than 1 year (which yours is not) and where the leased premises is a... Read more »
I signed a lease renewal request form in November that obligated me to the prior lease agreement. The lease renewal was for 24 months with "all other lease terms will remain the same." This month, my landlord sent me a new lease and stated that I must sign it with the addendums. The new... Read more »
answered on Mar 2, 2022
It may sound as though the lease renewal request document limits the changes that could be made to the actual lease renewal, however, a definitive answer can’t be given unless the existing lease, the lease renewal request, the proposed new lease, and any interim correspondence between you and the... Read more »
I have two esa (dogs) at my aprt complex. I’ve never had a problem with them. I also walk my neighbors dog, I’ll call him “Wally”. Wally is legally on her lease. The problem is, Wally has nipped at an apartment employee before, with a different walker. The incident was reported and is now... Read more »
answered on Jan 22, 2022
It’s not possible to answer your question definitively without knowing what the pet provisions say in your lease. I suppose it’s possible that it could provide that a tenant who acts negligently when walkia dog” could be bYour arguments are logical and sound, but that doesn’t mean your... Read more »
The new landlord states that my lease is not valid because my old landlord renewed my lease after they came into an agreement. Now he has raised my rent an extra $250 a month starting November 1st. I live in Pennsylvania - can he do that? My rental agreement was year to year and wasn't to be... Read more »
answered on Oct 14, 2021
A lot depends on dates. What they are saying may hold if they gave you notice. If they didn't, then you may be able to claim under the old lease. Alternately, you could have a claim against the old landlord as he created an agreement when he lacked the power to perform under the agreement.... Read more »
I have contacted him 3 times this past week trying to get the rest of my stuff and he keeps telling me I can't come out to get it. I have several text messages with him arguing with me. I don't want a fight; just want my stuff.
answered on Oct 14, 2021
Why not contact the local police. He can't hold your items hostage.
I'm on the tiered assistance program (TAP) with the Philadelphia water department. I've got a set bill but a past balance that's put on hold while I'm on it. They forgive an amount after your pay 15 times. My landlords legal dept just sent me an email saying if I don't pay... Read more »
answered on Oct 14, 2021
Check your lease. Write them back and ask for the legal basis as you are not in default with the water department.
Check with community Legal Services Landlord Tennant branch.
Landlord gave me non renewal of lease letter dated for 9/30. Said she want to sell this house. I do not owe any rent, nor violated the lease in any way, but I am only income to my family of 2 adults, and 3 children ages 16,11, and 3. I was handed this letter on 9/10. What are my options, if any? Is... Read more »
answered on Sep 29, 2021
They have to give you a 30 day notice to quit. I suggest you contact legal aid.Ask for their landlord tennant group.
answered on Sep 28, 2021
The Landlord has to give you notice equivalent to the term of the rental. If it's weekly, a weeks notice. If monthly, a month's notice.
Minus $100 for things he had hauled out, so $150.00. Shouldn't there have been some interest in 37 years or can he just make a note that's what it was and spend it or whatever? 37 years!!!!
Plus, shouldn't there be interest accrued in 37 years?
answered on Sep 13, 2021
You should send a written request, certified return receipt requested.
If you don't get it you have both an administrative and a court remedy.
Best of luck!
Several times I have found her at the top of the steps outside my door listening to conversations when I have company. She has also brought up many things that she should not know about but has learned from eavesdropping. I live in PA. What can I do?
answered on Jul 16, 2021
Not much other than to say she has to understand that for you to feel comfortable staying there she has to not be listening in. At the same time, don't have conversations of any private nature in the room where the door to the hallway is, or drape an elegant curtain over that door with an... Read more »
I have reached out multiple times to the leasing office, but they have not helped. It's becoming unlivable for me - giving me a constant headache - and the smell is seeping into my furniture and clothes. What can I do?
answered on Jul 15, 2021
Your best bet is probably to move at the end of your lease. If your lease goes for an extended period, see if the landlord will allow you to leave early without a penalty.
When we moved into our rental, the landlord provided a fridge with the house. We ended up inheriting a new fridge and the landlord took the fridge that was in the house so we could use ours. Now that we’re moving out, the landlord is saying that we either need to leave the fridge that we got or... Read more »
answered on Jul 2, 2021
Seems if he took the old one he should put it back. It would be different i
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