Q: I rented a apartment 04/01/2017 paid 800 rent 800 deposit ... Landlord didn't tell me he had a cochroach issue can I sue
I just bought new furniture and put in it ..... he said that he was aware that he had cochroach problem but didn't tell me... I had to leave my apartment for a day when they bug bombed the apartment have chemical all over my new furniture.... The landlord doesn't feel that he should have to give me all my deposit back and now I just want to sue him for not telling me he had this problem, damage to my new furniture, cost of moving, and pain and suffering
A: A rental property for residential purposes must be habitable for human living. A tenant may seek damages for costs related to making the property habitable and the consequences thereof and offset rental costs in proportion that the inhabitability reduced the justified expectations under the lease agreement. Understand that this is general legal information, thus should not be relied upon in your specific situation. An attorney cannot provide adequate legal representation without first meeting with the client and discussing all facts related to the matter. I hope this helps!
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