They're saying long term leases only to single families. Claims it means related by blood or dating/partner. That it means I can't rent a room.
Laws says that is discriminatory due to fostering, adopting, etc since they're not blood relatives and that family is now fluid.... Read more »
I really need to speak to someone asap in regards to my health section 8 and important other factors
answered on Mar 4, 2023
I'm sorry to hear that you are experiencing these issues. I recommend contacting your local Section 8 office or the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for assistance. You can find your local Section 8 office by visiting the HUD website and using the Office Locator tool. You can... Read more »
I've been staying in a motel for 6 months in unable to pay do I get the tenant rates or they allowed to just evict me without the eviction process
I am renting to own. There is legal papers involved. What are my rights?
answered on Jan 1, 2023
If you do not have a Deed, then you do not have title to claim a homestead exemption. You might want to look into borrowing the money to buy it, but then your homestead rights will be waived against the lender.
We have lived in the rental for over a year. A new couple friends of ours moved in with us and just signed a new 12 month lease. We didn't renew our lease because we new the property was up for sell. So we have been month to month. REgardless the property sold and the new owner posted an... Read more »
answered on Dec 27, 2022
Based on your post, you should fight the eviction, however it will be a short victory. If you are month to to month, then the new owner can simply ask you to move out at the conclusion of the month to month---thus while you should win the eviction, it probably only means a 30 or so day delay... Read more »
We had notified lessor that we intended to sell the business. Our rent was paid up and we even found the new lessee.
Black Mold found after signing lease
answered on Sep 28, 2022
A Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you speak with a local attorney, many courts nationwide do not look kindly on the idea of waiving liability for injury in general. It could depend on how a waiver was written. Good luck
Was sued for breaking a 2yr rental contract. 3 months into the new rental with exgirlfriend, i was told by police that I could not return to the property because of( arguing with exgirlfriend). She stay in rental for a year then abandoned it. I missed court so the judge said I owe 30,000. I'm... Read more »
answered on Jul 25, 2022
You do not mention when your court date is, however, you need to go about hiring an attorney between now and then. If you are able to hire an attorney before then, then he (ad you) will decide whether or not to seek a continuance. If you do not think you will be able to hire an attorney before... Read more »
Neighbors moved in and made sexual passes at my minor daughters, use my drive way for their drug sales, wall around with guns bigger than me. I spoke with my landlord and he agreed to let Me out of my lease now won't give my deposit back. I owe him no rent and the home is just as I got it
answered on Apr 27, 2022
If you did not fulfill the terms of your lease, then you are subject to forfeiting your deposit. If you and your landlord agreed that you would receive your deposit back, then that may be a different scenario.
This is about a rental agreement in Louisiana. I was never notified about incurring the late fees during the months the late fees would have occurred. Now that I have moved out and the landlord is taking his time returning my security deposit, he says he must go back and total up the late fees that... Read more »
answered on Mar 22, 2022
Without reviewing your written lease one cannot provide an answer with finality. That said, and subject to what's written in your lease as the written lease can modify some provisions of the law. So, if you have not done so, then I would contact the landlord in writing and request return of... Read more »
I constantly called and texted about having no AC. The summer before it was out for almost the whole summer. The workmanship is subpart at best because now I don't have an operating thermostat. I have to turn the AC/heater on through the breaker box. It seems like a fire hazard. Due to the... Read more »
answered on Feb 18, 2022
The terms of your lease would apply. Many leases state exactly how you have to notify the landlord of the problems you're having - for instance, it may have to be in writing. You should speak with an attorney that handles landlord/tenant matters to review your lease and counsel you on the... Read more »
My mother was legal guardian of my stepdads grandson. He is now over 18 but still lives with my mom. There is no tenant-landlord relationship as he's a bum. He's crossed the line one too many times and I'm just finding out about this. The local sheriff's are saying my mom... Read more »
answered on Feb 14, 2022
If he has been living there with her permission, she would have to evict him. If she lives in city court jurisdiction, she would have to file to have him evicted in city court. Otherwise, she needs to contact her Justice of the Peace to file with him. If she has any questions about how to... Read more »
I was served twice with notice to vacate once by her the day was Thursday but she posted it on a Friday, then her daughter posted the second one, and then I was served with an eviction notice by the constable and I have 5 days. February 7th 2022 I have to appear before the Justice of the Peace.... Read more »
My father passed away this year and my mother is living with my sister for care as she has alzheimer's. One of my brothers is being allowed to live in the house because he would probably be homeless as my father was supporting him. We received a two from a neighbor that he may have several... Read more »
answered on Dec 15, 2021
You need N attorney to interdict your mother. Then you can evict the squatters
answered on Nov 17, 2021
Anyone can always sue but the real question is whether or not you have a good chance to recover. You do not indicate whether or not you have filed a claim against the homeowner insurance, but if not, I recommend you do that first (and immediately) and see what position the homeowner insurance... Read more »
My damages are severe because I have had to see my psychiatrist to increase my meds and relive trauma with my therapist. I now feel they are retaliating because they stated they were doing a 2nd inspection and took pictures of my apartment. Brought 2 people so I could not possibly monitor both of... Read more »
answered on Oct 12, 2021
A Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. You could reach out to local firms to see if they would offer a free initial consult. Despite the distress this caused for you, you'd want to know if it's something that a... Read more »
My apartment has been without an A/C for 3weeks+, there is mold everywhere, the ceilings are leaking terribly due to hurricane IDA and my leasing office tells me they will fix the air but I have been there without anyone attempting to work on my apartment for the whole time and the place is... Read more »
answered on Sep 28, 2021
Repairs will be delayed due to the hurricane. You could likely get out of your lease without penalty, or your landlord may decide to give you given discounted rent due to the inconvenience. If you are trying to get out of your lease talk to an experienced real estate/contract attorney.
The tenant contacted me at the beginning of the month and broke their lease with 2 months remaining. They cite the hurricane as the reason. There is damage to the property and mold has developed as there has not been any power in the area since Aug. 29th. Can they break the lease with no... Read more »
answered on Sep 24, 2021
Check the terms of your rental contract. Often lease contracts will automatically terminate if a natural disasters damages the leased premises beyond a livable state.
Even if there isn't a natural disaster provision in your contract, you can still get out of your lease, but proper... Read more »
I went through eviction process one the case in JP court. The tenant filed an appeal in civil ct but did not file an appeal bond. She owes me approx 19k to date. The judge accepted the appeal set a court date for 2 months away. In the tenants appeal she lied throughout it nothing she said was... Read more »
answered on Jun 16, 2021
An appeal from JP court has different requirements/deadlines than other courts. Also, if an appeal bond is needed and no appeal bond was posted, then that can be grounds to dismiss the appeal. Your post asks about a "response" to an appeal which I am not sure if you meant an answer to... Read more »
If you live in a Apartments Complex that’s gated. Is it a law that tents has to have insurance on they pit bulls in Louisiana. The landlord only make them pay him and when I question him he said oh no, Nobody can’t have pits over here but they over here they be running around at times. Also in... Read more »
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