Detroit, MI asked in Landlord - Tenant for Ohio

Q: My landlord has promise to fix things on our move in he didnt several things need repair I was not aware ofcan I move

Place is in poor condition

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1 Lawyer Answer

Joseph Jaap

Answered
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: You can always move, but the landlord could sue you for rent if you do. The proper process is to give landlord written notice of the problems, then start paying your rent on time into escrow with your local court. Check the court web site for the escrow process.

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