I’m renting a property that I have informed landlord of maintenance repairs needing to be done back on May 23rd 2023 and again on 8/8/2023 landlord filed for writ of possession immediately due to me not paying rent for uninhabitable home. They sent a maintenance man out on 8/9/2023 who only... View More
The only way the landlord gets an immediate writ is if you did not answer the dispossessory affidavit within 7 days after service. Call the court to ask when you were served. If you still have time to answer, answer the affidavit and include your counterclaim for failure to repair.
I'm approved in all other areas for a rental property. However the property manager (a.k.a owner) of said property management company said he has to come to my current home to meet all parties moving into the property he manages and he needs to see "how things operate" at my current... View More
The property management company is charging me for the carpet to be replaced, the walls to be painted, hauling off trash or unwanted items that I moved to the curb for trash pickup...I lived in the apartment for approximately 5 1/2 years. I am asking if these charges are legit? I was under the... View More
It is not standard for the landlord to pay for carpet and painting when a tenant moves out.
However, whether you are responsible for a portion of the carpet replacement will depend on the condition of the carpet when you moved in, the condition of the carpet when you moved out, and the...View More
We are 6 months into the rent-to-own contract and property taxes is not something that was previously mentioned as our responsibility. Additionally, we were only told about it needingnto be paid 4 days before the taxes are due in our respective county.
My landlord is retaliating because of the bbb complaint, code enforcement having to making them get me a new stove that didn’t work and cut the grass as they hadn’t before I moved in. He did state that he would give deposit back but it’s so hard to find a place to stay right now and I feel... View More
Case was dismissed August 2020, My lease was not up until Sept 2020. I started to move my things to a new apt and when i returned that Sunday the locks were changed. I had not turn in the keys to the residence.
In Georgia, if the landlord filed a dispossesory action in court, but the sheriffs/marshals haven't come out to supervise the ejectment, the landlord cannot turn off the power, water, or gas. In fact, that is considered a wrongful eviction....View More
First, look at your lease. What does your lease say about sales? Some say the owner has the right to give you 30 or 60 day notice to vacate. Others are silent. If the lease is silent on a sale, the buyer takes subject to the lease. Therefore, they must comply with the lease as the new...View More
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