Fort Lauderdale, FL asked in Landlord - Tenant for Florida

Q: My landlord gave me a 7 day notice to move. This was after I called code enforcement about a mold problem. I c

I am having a hard time in finding a apartment and don’t want to stay due to respiratory problems I developed while living here. What are my option to extend the 7 days

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A: Your best option is to offer your landlord a sum of money acceptable to the landlord to extend your seven day move-out notice. Since your reported the landlord to code enforcement, expect the amount requested for an extension to be significantly higher than simply prorated rent.

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

A: None. You do NOT want an eviction complaint filed against you. If you think it's hard to find a place now, try it with an eviction on your record.

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