Big Rapids, MI asked in Uncategorized for Michigan

Q: My roommate put a ppo on me. She has people living in my room and paying rent. Am I obligated to pay the rent

I will sign off the lease but I want the deposit back first. She will not give it to me. Only two people are on the lease but we split the rent three way because her boyfriend lives there and pays a third of the rent. What am I liable for?

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Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: As to the landlord, you remain liable for the rent. Getting the deposit back - or your share of it - is something you'll need to work out with the landlord. Most landlords will probably want another person to sign onto the lease before releasing you.

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