Q: Is it standard for a landlord to raise the deposit when the lease is being renewed
Yes their are repairs that need to be done..but i feel those are thing the landlord should fox like the water does not come out the tub or sink in 1 bathroom and the ceiling fan in the living room went out and these things have been broken for years
Most won't do it, but renewing a lease is entering into a new contract. With a new contract, everything is up for negotiation. Of course, the deposit does not apply to the repairs; it applies to cover damage to the property by the tenant.
Look here for a detailed description of how to handle repair requests, and your options if the repairs are not made:
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