Bountiful, UT asked in Real Estate Law for Utah

Q: My wife upset my property manager, who is now trying to order us to paint our house claiming it's non compliant.

Other complaints against us since my wife upset him have been universal throughout the park, Bikes near but not in garage, etc. We lived here for 2 years largely left alone, I believe this is antagonistic retaliation.

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Kenneth Prigmore
Kenneth Prigmore
  • Spanish Fork, UT
  • Licensed in Utah

A: I am sorry to hear that things aren't going well with your landlord. Your relationship is legally defined by state law and the contract. If the contract says you must paint, or if you are being required to do anything else that is in the contract, you normally will have to do it or you will be in default. If a landlord is only enforcing portions of the contract against specific people, you may have a case for discrimination.

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