I live in an apartment in Anaheim California. The lease is weekly and required to pay by week and it up to a month in advance. I have been stalked and harassed and now the entire ceiling in my closest is saturated with water and brown mold in ceiling. The carpet is wet and my belongings on on the... Read more »
I was promised things that weren't true before signing the lease. Move in day and I can't get ahold of my landlord. Finally my landlord called to tell me the house would be ready in 2 days. A wk went by and it was still not ready but she said I could move in if I didn't mind people working in... Read more »
You may have a strong case for violation of Cal Civ. Code Sections 1941 and 1942. Warranty of Habitability. Please contact an attorney immediately. There is no fee for consultation and you do not pay anything if there is no recovery. Best of luck.
So I rented this house and have given my landlords multiple written notices of things not working or being safe. I still have there stuff in my shed and big piles of garbage outside that is there. They left two refrigerators in my front yard that dont work. When I said I was withholding some rent... Read more »
For months since September we have been asking for a heater, management has not provided one even when temperatures are below 34 degrees after threatening to withhold rent that brought a space heater that only heats up one area , management keeps saying this month it will be installed but not an... Read more »
Pay your rent. Hire a lawyer. Let your attorney handle your case. Warranty of Habitability attorneys will not charge you for their time until they get money for you. If you have medical records on your child injuries, you have a reasonable case. Best of luck!!!
Over the past 8 months, my boyfriend and I have shared an apartment with another couple. As the months went on, they began damaging the apartment and throwing loud parties without our consents (which we had previously agreed to). The incident started when I woke up at 3 am on December 29, 2019 and... Read more »
When they serve you with the harassment papers, do not fall sleep. Hire a lawyer immediately to defend you. If you do not have legal help, you may end up losing your place and a restraining order may be issued on top of that. Act Now. Best of luck!!!
I was involved in an accident and my vehicle wasn’t on my insurance policy at the time. I was found at fault. One vehicles insurance totaled out a vehicle, in which I requested to be apart of the appraisal. Now they are wanting full payment even though they sold the salvaged vehicle. What rights... Read more »
Been leaking and mold has been an issue The owner already paid someone to fix it but the guy has yet to show up like i said its been a year of back and forth with them the owner will not pay someone else to come out and do the repairs what should i do? My kids cant even go in their own room because... Read more »
Waiting one year for the landlord to fix your leaky ceiling is unconscionable. you have rights under California Civil Code 1941-1942 to a habitable gouse or apartment. Your landlord has failed his duty and you have suffered damages. If you or any of the persons has gotten illed as a result of...Read more »
Lease expired so I asked to renew it. Was told my house is going to be sold and I have till next month to get out. I asked why I didn't get a notice and they stated"Oh, we taped one to your door in September". I never found a note taped to my door. I never got a copy in the mail, never served, no... Read more »
He has to serve you personally. Or, give you a 60 days move out Notice. Besides, he accepted your payment for this month, so Just get a lawyer to represent you to tell the Judge you were never served personally and did not get a move out notice. Best of luck.
I am afraid that saying "no" to a potential buy out from my rent controlled apartment could result in my landlord starting eviction procedures. As a consequence, he keeps "pressing" to reschedule one to one ( off the record) meetings with me.
No you cannot be kicked out of your apartment for saying no. You may be asked to negotiate by the landlord or his attorney and depending on whether your landlord is not violating any rent control laws, you may be asked to move out for an amount mutually agreeable to both parties. However, there...Read more »
Your eviction is independent of your cause of action for violation of the warranty of habitability. Hire a tenant lawyer right away to protect your rights. you must take all your correspondence with your landlord, copies of videos or pictures of what was wrong in your apartment, medical records...Read more »
The light fixture just fell from an apartment that we just rent. Luckily, no one got injured. But, we, as college students, still felt that this incident was very dangerous. However, the leasing office response was "everything could happen." The argue point was that we signed the contract only two... Read more »
Ive been offered a house Free Rent just to fix it up. It has a lot wrong with it. Needs toilet, tub put in, new electrical box, trees trimmed, trash cleaned up cause homeless have been coming and going. All kinds of things. I was told that even after everything is fixed I could stay there rent free... Read more »
I see this pattern a lot in my business. Here is some advice to protect you. write a contract for a nominal rent. Have the landlady agree that you will charge market fees and that she will pay for all supplies.
Each month tally your work and then deduct the nominal rent. If there is a...Read more »
The at-fault driver only had $15K coverage and is broke. How do I recover court filing fees to cancel the case & negotiate with Medi-Cal to recoup some of it for treatments they don’t cover, since I did all the legal work myself to file lawsuit and recoup full amount on their behalf?
Since you do not have a lawyer, you should call the Medical adjuster and tell them that you paid for legal fees and other expenses. They should adjust your bill and send you approximately half of the money back. Best of luck.
Your landlord is violating the warranty of habitability. Take lots of pictures, if you are feeling sick due to the cockroaches' droppings and foul smell of the rats, go to the doctor. Do not forget to notify the management or owner of all your troubles. Ask them in writing to fix the problem....Read more »
There's a habitability problem at this senior's complex. When I report anything to the manager, she thinks I'm a problem. I have a letter with all of the details, and pictures, I'd like to send you, if I can have an email address.
I rent two rooms from a man for my family of five. We are waiting for our new place to be ready. About another week or so. I have fallen behind on my rent to him. He has served me with a three day notice to perform or quit. Can he evict me without going through the courts and the legal process?
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