Q: My apartment told me via email that I would get a rent discount for August. Now they are saying I won't. What can I do?
They told me I would get a $350 rent credit for a resident referral. I confirmed twice with them if I would still be receiving the credit, and they told me that I would and to expect it on my August rent. When it wasn't added to my account,they are now saying that another person was put down as the rent reference. Because they told me via email that I would be getting this credit, is there anything I can do to get it legally?
A: You could sue them in small claims court for breach of contract. But for $350, it might not be worth the time and effort. You could tell them you are filing in court, but that might not make them give you the credit. But they might decide not to renew your lease. Check your local court web site for the small claims court process and how to file.
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