Palatka, FL asked in Landlord - Tenant for Florida

Q: What is considered landlord neglect? Also where can i read more on what landlords are allowed and not allowed to do?

I am currently 23, living with my girlfriend(20), we are both working 40 hours a week, renting from my aunt and uncle, who also run a logging company, that are honorably managed landlords. They do have 6 other rentals that are not rented to other family members. They hire cheap local "people" to do the handy work, there is black mold and bugs in all the trailers, the work that is done by the "handymen" is half way done, I currently am going on 6 months without power in my kitchen outlets other than one that the refrigerator is plugged into and am still expected to pay full price for rent every month, they loop hole there way out of a lot of legal expectations due to the fact that "we do not advertise therefore are required to do that". I'm trying do my own research also and am sad to say i am not very good at it and don't know how much info you would need for my question.

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Barry W. Kaufman
Barry W. Kaufman
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: See chapter 83, Florida statutes. Available online. theres a lot of info on the internet

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