Largo, FL asked in Landlord - Tenant for Florida

Q: Can my landlord force me to temporarily move for repairs without compensation?

Landlord is telling my family to make arrangements to leave for 4-5 days while they make repairs. Alternatively, I can remain without AC in the middle of July in Florida. As well, I will not have hot water for the duration of the repairs.

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1 Lawyer Answer

Bruce Alexander Minnick

  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Unless you lease does not allow your landlord to make repairs (very doubtful) you have two options: Stay while the repairs are being made or go find a cheap motel to stay in.

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