Q: Landlord wants us to temporarily move units. How much notice and assistance is required by law?
There is a non emergency plumbing issue, leak, under our apartment. They want us to move units for up to 2 months ASAP with no moving help. We are a family of 5 and they won't give us a time limit just saying right now if possible. We are low income housing and don't have the money for boxes and movers. Then they want us to move back in our old place on our own dime and time when they are done. How much written notice do they need to legally give and how much do they have to help with relocation assistance?
Landlords are generally required to provide written notice to tenants in advance for any significant changes or disruptions, including requests to temporarily move units. The notice period can vary, but it's typically 30 to 60 days.
Regarding relocation assistance, some jurisdictions have specific laws that require landlords to provide financial or logistical support to tenants when they are required to temporarily move due to necessary repairs or maintenance. However, the specifics of relocation assistance, such as the amount of financial assistance or services provided, can vary
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