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Q: How do I respond to a letter the landlord sent with allegations that are exaggerated and ill-founded?

he wrote that I created a scene involving other homeowners and office staff. This is not true. how do I deny these allegations?

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Washington on
Q: Mobile home new owners in WA state, does a 'grandfather clause' apply to garden & outside paint decor?

Former owner was ok with my a new trim color, now new owners want it changed and painted rocks removed.

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Utah on
Q: So my tenant is going to leave before the 3 month lease that we signed on toshe still owes me about 400 in deposit help!

She keeps breaking the rules of the contract and she doesn’t respect them, I want to know what I can do if she breaks the contract and leaves before with the keys of the place? And what I can do next time to prevent this. I know I was being to nice but that’s what I get for caring.

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights, Domestic Violence and Landlord - Tenant for New Jersey on
Q: My mother has legal custody of my daughter but moved out of state w/o her. She’s in my care but we live in moms hous

e, which mom is maliciously having me evicted from, after convincing me she’d sell me the house so that I’d stop paying rent in order to save to buy. I can’t leave my daughter alone there. How do I protect us from retaliation if I file for emergency custody when no one is willing to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: My property manager is trying to say that he can not accept a post dated check for a lease payment per B&P Code 10145.
James R. Dickinson
James R. Dickinson
answered on Sep 27, 2022

He doesn't need to accept a post-dated check. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice and representation.]

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Illinois on
Q: I live in Illinois, I want to bring in an emotional support animal to my apartment, can I be charged a deposit?

My apartment manager wants a $300 deposit for my emotional support animal, a cat, everything I have read online has said I cannot be charged any fees for an ESA, but I’m still not sure what the actual law is.

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee on
Q: I live in Knoxville TN and have a question regarding a renters security deposit. I am a landlord of a private residence.

I stopped showing the house after she paid one-half because she was going to pay the remainder the following week then the full rent 2 weeks later upon move in. She filled out an application,but wouldn't provide all the info I needed to finish the my research. I finally found out that she had... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Georgia on
Q: I live in Georgia and I rented a condo from an individual. She refuses to give me back my security deposit.

I terminated my lease after 18 months. I gave 30 days notice and paid all rent due in full.

17. TERMINATION: After expiration of the leasing period, this agreement is automatically renewed from month to month, but may be terminated by either party giving to the other a 30-day written... Read more »

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Q: My dad deeded the house to me and he passed away 2 years ago. It still has a mortgage and want to rent it

Do I pay tax on all that is collected when I am using it to pay the mortgage, taxes and insurance? Is there any deductions?

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Washington DC on
Q: Landlord never contacted me RE: security deposit in 45 days, am I entitled to the full deposit?

It had been more than 45 days since myself and other tenants moved out of this property in Washington, DC. There was no contact from the landlord, no phone, email, mail or anything and we gave them our new address. After the 45 days was up we sent them a letter and an email requesting the deposit... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: How can I get the management agency to fix my ceiling? it collapsed before the storm and they still won't fix it!

My ceiling began leaking on September 1st and then part of it fell in and I went to the office and told them about it and that water was leaking from the light bulb too, the maintenance man came and took pictures and then I called the office again when they still didn't show that day and this... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Texas on
Q: Can my roommate sue me for anything?

I live in Texas: my lease ends October 31, 2022. I paid my last month of rent, gathered my stuff from the apartment including the Wi-Fi box that is in my name, and gave my landlord a notice to vacate 30 days prior like requested. My roommate is mad at me for some reason, and is threatening me... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Landlord - Tenant for Virginia on
Q: Served a 30 day notice to daughters boyfriend 10 days later he moved in with his aunt. He comes back everyday

The 30 days since the notice has not passed but he moved out after 10 days..Is he allowed to return daily?

What about after the 30 days, can he still come in my house?

How do I keep him out of my house?

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning, Family Law, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Massachusetts on
Q: My grandmother who I've been a live in PCA for. For the past 6 years just suddenly passed away and we had been trying

Put me on her lease in bha but even though I contacted them over a year ago and the year before that it never happened. But I still have emails from the housing manager about him telling me he was going to drop off the paperwork to add me last year do I have a case?

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: My Landlord has sent a notice of removing a garage from my 18+ yr lease due to retrofit.Is this legal & what can I do?

I've just been served a 30 notice to vacate a garage that's been on my lease for 18 years. It's a rent controlled building in Los Angeles (Mar Vista). The reason given in an email is this:

"The situation right now is that the City requires some seismic retrofitting for... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for New York on
Q: in ny is there a letter for tenant transfer apartment for security deposit difference to use as first month rent

hi, my tenant is switching from the front apartment to the back apartment she paid the security deposit now we both agreed since it will be less rent in the back she will transfer the security deposit from front to back and the difference of $125 will go to first-month rent is there a legal... Read more »

Sandra M. Colatosti
Sandra M. Colatosti
answered on Sep 27, 2022

You might want to provide her with a statement similar to the one you would if she was moving completely within 14 days she moves out of the one apartment. You might want to wait to see the condition of the apartment she is moving out of before putting anything in writing.

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: Landlord temporary relocating tenant (5 to 7 days) due to remediation of mold issue cause by slab leak. Does landlord

have legal obligation of all relocating costs? And who determines costs?

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for Indiana on
Q: I live in section 8 housing. My girlfriend does too. Originally we lived together. A fire happened and we were moved.

We lived together at the second place. When it was time for us to go back to the first place, the organization said we couldn't and separated us. I know it feels wrong. We have been leased 2 places but only live at one. Nobody will help us exert our right to live together without prejudice.... Read more »

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