Q: Is it legal for a landlord to start an eviction process if rent is being withheld due to chronic problems with premised?
Problems with the property that have been repeatedly notified to the landlord include: mold in window seal, leaking roof, holes in flooring and inadequate water pressure.
A: Yes, it is not legal to withhold rent because of such problems. Your remedy would be to sue the landlord to repair the premises.
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