Q: I received a notice that my landlord was increasing the rent on my apartment by almost 9%. I can't afford this.
The notice was found outside my apartment door on my mat. Today is 7/15/2022, and the rent is scheduled to increase on 9/01/2022. It says that if I don't agree to the increase my lease will be terminated. Can i fight this increase?
A: What does your lease say about rent increases? If proper notice is given - which, a month and a half is likely reasonable - you may be stuck.
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