Detroit, MI asked in Civil Litigation and Landlord - Tenant for Michigan

Q: My upstairs neighbor stomps on my ceiling every time I play music during the day Is that harassment?

It's been going on for about a year but has gotten really bad recently. If I play music on a portable speaker, in my apartment, between 12pm-7pm, they stomp heavily on my ceiling. I turn down before sundown. It's not even very loud though. I can converse at a normal level right next to the speaker. No subwoofer or anything like that. I've tried to communicate with them but they just violently stomp. I finally got a note from them saying my bass is too loud. I've turned the bass on the EQ all the way down as well as turning the volume down. They still stomp.

I just want to be able to listen to a few songs while getting ready for work.

I don't feel comfortable in my own home anymore.

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Michigan attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. At this point, you could consider reaching out to a landlord-tenant attorney to advise of your options. They should have insight into the issues you raise, along with what remedies may be available to you. Good luck

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