Lake Worth, FL asked in Real Estate Law for Florida

Q: In Fla how often is a landlord required to paint my inside and outside of the house?

I've been here for 5 years and he has never asked if I needed or wanted a paint job on the inside. I pay a lot of money to live here and would like it done. Is it legal to make me pay the first 250 for a repair?

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

A: Unless the lease obligates him to paint the house, he is never required by law to paint it. Did you agree in your lease tompay the first $250? If so, end of story.

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