My grandmother has lived in her home since 2005-2006. There was never any written agreements for tenancy nor was the house sold to her. It was a verbal agreement between her and a friend that she was allowed to live there. Since, the owners have passed away and their daughter now owns the home.... Read more »
The landlord is my mother-in-law's (now) ex-boyfriend that lived with him from 2002- 2022. The property where I live is private. I was informed that cameras had been put up to watch us prior to verbal notice to vacate.The following day when I returned home a hand written note stating all... Read more »
It had been discovered the end of the winter before, the owner and maintenance (husband) had promised to take care of it before next winter. I froze my but of, continuing to ask for the work to be done. I was late by 15 minutes and judgment was against me. I was 60 at the time and disabled, lived... Read more »
We just moved from Texas and started renting a house in Oklahoma 12 days ago and the pipes under the house ended up being busted so we have been without water the entire time with 3 toddlers. They finally got the water on Tuesday March 14th and we are still having issues with the water. The plumber... Read more »
I clearly didn’t do my proper research on Oklahoma laws nor did I follow proper steps. Nothing was filed at the courthouse on my end. Tenant said they would get a lawyer and I said I would do the same. I realized my mistake today, this all happened 3 days ago. I attempted to contact the tenant by... Read more »
i was at my girlfriends appartment i broke a pipe from the tub . there is probably 10,000 + in water damage from her house to others .. they said since she is on the lease she will be held responsable is there a way i can change that a make them charge me all the money in damages and not evict her
Since August 2022 my daughter has taken my granddaughter to the bus stop inside our apt complex with the majority of the other elementary school children not being supervised in the morning or afternoon. One morning she witnessed a group of these children attempting harm on a stray cat. She... Read more »
I am renting a home and was recently given a HOA violation. I was unaware of such rules since they weren't outlined in my lease, nor was I told verbally. My lease only says, I need to read the rules but I was never given them. I told by the landlord it is my responsibility to ask on my own.... Read more »
Can landlord say I'm late on feb rent when the month is not even over yet. rent is due 1st-5th
answered on Feb 5, 2023
If your rent is due on the 1st, and you do not pay rent on or before the 1st, you are late and your landlord can give you notice.
Wife sells and she has water meter pulled. Doesn't explain why ect. I have health issues and not behind on rent. But withholding this month rent. Verbal contract I had with her husband that passed on. And she was mailed my deposit in my name from the water company. The new landlord has made no... Read more »
answered on Mar 16, 2022
Unfortunately, you have a difficult situation with no immediately clear answer. To see if the verbal lease survived the landlord's death, you should contact an attorney in your area or your local low-income legal services provider. You can find such providers here: https://oklegalconnect.org/#/login
answered on Mar 16, 2022
While the notice to terminate a tenancy must be in writing, the law does not state a specific form for this written notice. These laws were created before email was invented and the term "writing" is not defined in them. However, it is possible that email notice is sufficient. The best... Read more »
answered on Mar 16, 2022
Oklahoma law only protects a tenant, who is defined as "any person entitled under a rental agreement to occupy a dwelling unit." Presumably a guest is a temporary occupant and not entitled to live there under a rental agreement. The bottom line is that there is no minimum time that has to... Read more »
Got notified today a week before delivery price had gone up $7000. Can they do that? After I’ve already signed and paid a deposit?
answered on Dec 20, 2021
You should contact an attorney who can review your contract and paperwork to determine if they have that ability or not.
Fees and past due rent take possession of the unit(s)?
answered on Aug 4, 2021
Not without some type of agreement. They would be considered a "volunteer."
Problem and it's been over a year.. and its affecting my energy costs
answered on Jul 16, 2021
That’s a big question. I’m not sure what the “house isn’t sound” means.
If you search the Oklahoma Bar Association’s website, they have detailed information about landlord tenant responsibilities. So does Legal Aid.
My pregnant daughter and four grand babies are living in a section 8 approved apts that will not make much need repairs I have pics of the black mold on bathroom ceiling walls doors, whole in kitchen ceiling from upstairs flooding, hallway moled carpet soak in water to wear maggots are on carpet... Read more »
answered on Jul 13, 2021
I would contact Legal Aid if you can't get assistance from the Housing Authority that runs your section 8 program. I would also keep trying with the Housing Authority. In OKC, they have to approve the home before it qualifies for section 8 and it sounds like the apartments should not be... Read more »
I just started this lease officially on April 17th and have only been able to stay a maximum of 4 days in the house due to back to back problems which also posed a hazard to my 10 month old son as well as myself and my unborn child.
answered on May 3, 2021
There isn't enough information there to know where to start. However, the Oklahoma Bar Association has a very helpful page that provides answers to a lot of questions like this. Here's the link: https://www.okbar.org/freelegalinfo/tenant/
I wish you the best!
I had 3 stitches had to get a tetanus shot they told me to take it up with my renters insurance and said basically they aren’t doing anything or willing to give me anything my daughter has nightmares 3 days can I sue and how much can I ask for I am on a month to month lease was injured by a... Read more »
answered on May 3, 2021
You should contact a "personal injury" attorney. I noticed that this was posted under Landlord/tenant inquiries and they wouldn't likely see it.
answered on May 5, 2021
They are both legal adults. If they aren't paying rent, then they aren't tenants and don't have the rights that tenants have. You can ask them both to leave, and you can call a sheriff if they refuse.
However, this will almost definitely do great harm to your relationship... Read more »
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