Tenant's rights are generally enumerated in the lease. The new landlord may be bound to honor the promises contained in the lease should they include language like "heirs, successors, and assigns..." take the lease to a local attorney if you have further questions.
ive lived in this place almost 9 years my landlord became a fugitive 4 years ago they cant find him so im stuck paying water an sewer bill im told no one can kick me out until he is caught is this true in state of rhode island
Meet with an attorney to review your lease and discuss who the "they" is that you are concerned about filing an eviction against you. If you have received notice of eviction, bring those along as well.
It depends. Factors include: How many checks were presented as NSF ? The person making the offer is the master of their offer. SO, for example if I list an apartment for rent and say: "Rent may ONLY be paid in BITCOIN" and another accepts that offer. Our contract is one for an exchange...Read more »
I have a landlord who did not provide an itemized list of deductions, and did not deliver it in hand (along with the security deposit) within 20 days. Does it have to be postmarked on the 20 day mark or delivered in hand on that mark?
Speak to your lawyer on this procedural question. They may have agreed to exchange discovery documents. Your lawyer will not be able to speak with the represented landlord except through his attorney unless some other arrangements are made.
Verbal agreements are difficult to enforce. Bring the communications to an attorney and have them evaluate your case. Post dating checks is generally not a good practice. . . and illegal to ask for: http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/title19/19-14.9/19-14.9-8.HTM Additionally, you may want...Read more »
i rent a townhouse and pay for a parking spot for my truck, the association is trying to force me to park where i cant fit, are there any laws to help me? If i park where they are trying to make i wont be able to open my doors to get me and my 3 year old daughter out. I haven't had a problem... Read more »
The law that controls you case is the law of contract. Sadly, your parking space agreement does not likely say "FOR $400 per month, we shall provide a 13 foot wide parking spot" But, whatever it does say controls, so go to your favorite local attorney - bring the contract, pay them for a...Read more »
It depends on how they went about it. If they petitioned the court for an order to that effect, it is possible it was done legally. To know for certain you would likely have to investigate the court records, possibly with the assistance of a practicing attorney.
Yes, depending on the reasons for the eviction and your compliance with necessary first steps, for example, the issuance of a 5 day demand letter for non payment of rent. you may be able to complete the court process in that time. To ensure you do this in compliance with the laws, you should retain...Read more »
If you do not disclose to anyone whom your landlord is, this should reduce inquiries substantially. You may run in to resistance should you decide to move and a new landlord is seeking a reference form a prior landlord. If your privacy is paramount, consider meeting with an attorney and retaining...Read more »
On a month-to-month lease, on November 1st the tenant informed me that she would be leaving the apartment on December 12th. On December first she sent me a check that corresponds to 12 days of rent. I withheld from the deposit the balance of the rent because I believe the notification to terminate... Read more »
I don't know of any laws specifically addressing windows blocked by snow. If the matter has not resolved itself, consider meeting with an attorney to review your lease, agreements, and the particulars of your case to explore your rights and remedies.
Thought move out date was 02/28/15. We requested copy of lease to see if we paid last month or deposit. Lease actually up 01/31/15. We do not want to renew lease based on living conditions and the landlord. Due to thinking end of lease was a month later we made arrangements to move to a suitable... Read more »
I suspect the landlord will accept your money for the additional month as you are now considered holdover tenants because your lease has expired and it would be more economical for him to take your money for the additional month than to retain an attorney to evict you in that same month.
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