Cleveland, OH asked in Public Benefits and Landlord - Tenant for Ohio

Q: Legally responsible?

A school friend is staying with me (otherwise be homeless) and they are paying $50-$80 a week. They have applied for financial assistance and help finding a job. Now they want me to sign a paper stating how much rent is and how much electric and gas come out of what is being paid. I did this to be a friend! Can I be held accountable for any money that they paid? Can the State or County come after me?

1 Lawyer Answer
Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: Come after you for what? It sounds to me like a form meant to determine this individuals financial need.

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