Northumberland, PA asked in Landlord - Tenant for Pennsylvania

Q: Can my former landlord file legal actions for leaving a few pieces of junk behind during a frantic move out?

We were given 30 days to move out, via a text message and during the move out some things were left behind. The landlord send my roommate a text message threatening legal action if we didn't get the stuff out. He couldn't even ask politely if it was just missed in the move.

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Wyomissing, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: So get the stuff out now. So he isn't polite--but he's not saying he had someone move it and is charging you. Get it done, ASAP. If the place is locked you need to make arrangments to get in to move it.

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