Multiple threats towards myself and mother ( cosigner for first year only ) from property manager in demands for more money through move out. Then threats to sue. Historically lying about threats after investigation . Never providing full disclosure of alleged evidence used to demand money.... Read more »
He does not pay rent nor is he leasing. I own the home.I served 3 day eviction notice but he doesn't believe it's real and refuse to leave. Ive called police on him for harassing me in my home. He keeps attempting to hurt himself by falling down steps, falling on furniture and breaking... Read more »
Yes, you can evict him. The specific process depends on what your agreement with him was. Was there a signed lease? Did he pay rent or perform some service in exchange for living there. That impacts the type of notice you give. If you decide to hire a lawyer, I'm sure anyone who responds would...Read more »
I have ben living in my home since 2018. originally it was suppossed to be very short term 6months approximatly. Due to a family crisis we ended up losing everything and had no where to go, the land lord had no issue allowing us to stay and since my husband worked for him until his company closed... Read more »
When the tenant/debtor filed bankruptcy and included in the bankruptcy the landlord as a creditor, there is an automatic stay on all existing claims by creditors against the tenant/debtor. If the tenant/debtor was discharged in the bankruptcy, all unsecured creditors are discharged/eliminated from...Read more »
In Virginia, an award of attorney's fees is only applicable if the party (plaintiff or defendant) pays their attorney who represents the party and is paid for the professional services rendered. Self-representation does not give rise to the entitlement of an award of attorney's fees.
The landlord was renting 2B1B units to A and B with a one-year renewal type (from Aug 1 to Jul 31), and I took over from B on August 15, 2021, and moved in (So lease ends Jul 31, 2022). But I had to move to another state because of my job, so I told the landlord that I wanted to sublease my room to... Read more »
He was my landlord. I thought he was trying to help me out during a difficult time. When I wouldn't get involved with him romantically he kicked me out of the house and has now reported the car stolen. He has also started saying terrible things about me. What can I do?
This is to include anyone such as the commercial tenants customers, friends of landlord, etc? Such information to include details of eviction, money owed to landlord or information that could potentially cause tenant to lose work.
I lived in a previous apartment with a roommate. We both moved out to our separate place, but my roommate was behind on his half of the payment and still has not paid it. He has had numerous opportunities, payment plans, and still has made no initiative to pay the balance. There just seems to... Read more »
As a co-obligor, you have the right to contribution from the other tenant/other co-obligor on the lease. You have a right to bring a claim in small claims court if the amount that you will claim is within the jurisdiction of the small claims court. Whether the matter is worth your time and...Read more »
We had a Nor'Easter. This is the second car I have lost in my 7 years living here. The landlord refuses to fix the parking lot and is aware of the flooding issues. I was not home when it happened. Other cars were also damaged.
In Virginia, if the Landlord proximately caused the damages to your vehicle, then the Landlord would be liable. Based on the facts that you stated, the weather apparently caused the damage and that is considered an Act of God for which the Landlord is not liable.
And the guest later requests to move to a new dwelling unit (new room number)- citing bad smells, etc. Once they leave the original dwelling unit, they no longer have the standing to exercise the right to possess the new dwelling unit. Therefore no unlawful detainer would be required to force them... Read more »
I'm renting a room from someone and it's only supposed to be two people. He claims his gf didn't move in but she stays every night. He didn't ask me if it was OK. So I buy food and they are eating it up. He says I owe him for light bill which I told him before I moved in 700 was... Read more »
Hello, I'm a single mother of three beautiful small children and, in 04/2020 I began renting a small home 2 bedroom with a agreement that if remained current on my rent payments & on time every month and fixed this uninhabitable home(mold,structural damage,plumbing and electrical repairs... Read more »
This is something that an experienced Viriginia landlord-tenant attorney should advise on. But your post remains open for three weeks and describes a heartbreaking situation. Until you are able to go over this with a Virginia attorney knowledgeable on these issues, here are a few resources that...Read more »
I provided evidence and was not required to pay for the alleged missing rent payments. But they still heard his case why can he file a civil suit based off a lie and still receive a writ of possession instead of the judge throwing the case out?and what can I do about this i appealed once and got... Read more »
In Virginia, when you appeal a case from General District Court, the matter before the Circuit Court is a trial de novo (new trial). If the Circuit Court entered a judgment against you at the conclusion of that trial, your only remedy would be to file an appeal with the Virginia Supreme Court. If...Read more »
locks on my apartment and I can't get in to get any of my belongings. He told me that he will only let me come in one time. I would have to have a pickup truck and I can only get my clothes I can't get anything else that is mine out of the apartment
In Virginia, a landlord is prohibited from using self-help to lockout and/or evict a tenant. You should contact the Office of Housing for the jurisdiction in which the premises is located and make a formal complaint.
In Virginia, the issue of maintenance of a driveway will depend on what is stated in the written residential lease. It should provide for whether the landlord or the tenant has the legal obligation for such maintenance.
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