Denver, CO asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Colorado

Q: I have to pay for gas, sewer, etc but my apartment complex is double charging sometimes triple charging.

When I go into the office to try to fix the issue she becomes irate, and comes off like I'm crazy I've tried calling corporate no answer what do I do?

1 Lawyer Answer
Sean Maye
Sean Maye
  • Denver, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: What you are required to pay for depends on what your rental agreement says. A lawyer would need to review that agreement and compare it next to the landlord-tenant laws to best assess your rights. Generally speaking, however, you never be double-charged or triple-charged for anything and you would be entitled to the additionally-charged money back if it was in fact charged in error. A lawyer would likely be able to encourage the landlord/corporate owner to return any money owed and resolve any other confusion concerning if/when payment is required.

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