Jersey City, NJ asked in Landlord - Tenant for New Jersey

Q: Security deposit on an owner occupied 2 unit rental apartment

Hello, my lease ended on 30th june and sent several text to my landlord for my security deposit of 3900. She sent an email on 1st aug that i will get a refund of only 1286 stating she painted the house and made. I the house was in good condition as i only lived there for a year, the only that was broken for one side of the toilet sit and towel hanger and shower curtain rod which she promised to fix and never did. Pls how do i get my security deposit back, at more than half of it please

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Morris Leo Greb
Morris Leo Greb
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Rockaway, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: If the amount is less than $3000, file a complaint in small claims court.

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