Columbus, OH asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Ohio

Q: Why are the renters rights so limited, especially when we've done nothing wrong but be in the wrong house during a sale.

I've been renting at the same place for 7 years. There are now new owners who want to do walkthroughs while I'm still residing there. They raised my rent by $250 and want $1000 security deposit. They have now issued a 30 day notice to vacate. It's so unfair because I have nowhere to go and no money to do it as I'm disabled. I did agree to allow them unlimited access to make any and all repairs to the property. Please help me somehow.

1 Lawyer Answer
Andrew Popp
Andrew Popp
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: Look to the politicians you vote for. They are the ones that create the laws. If you are renting and the owner chooses to terminate the lease, you need to go. For assistance in finding a new place you can always hire a realtor.

Best of luck.

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