It generally takes several weeks before the sheriff will come and actually evict / put you stuff out on the curb. The answer to your question is: it depends on several factors, one of which is which city / county you live in. While the laws that pertain to tenant evictions are set out in...Read more »
He has got violent with me.& abusive mentally...Most recent he came in and got mad because I was handling some personal problems & he didn't like it..& I said something.& he flipped out. Tearing my hanging beads off the wall..screaming names.& he thre & broke a table... Read more »
It means, usually, that you try to find a new tenant. If a tenant abandons the premises or breaks the lease 3 months into a one year lease, you can't just do nothing and then demand the next 9 months of rent. You have to make reasonable efforts to find a new tenant.
It is very difficult to give any detailed answers regarding your specific situation without reviewing the lease and getting more of the details, but in general, the point of giving notice is to let the landlord know when you will be ending the lease. I am not aware of any specific case law or...Read more »
Your landlord cannot move into an area that you have the exclusive right to possess.
However, your landlord could potentially move into a portion of the house if it isn't part of your lease. For example, if your house is rented room by room and you only rent one of the rooms they...Read more »
Be here until the 12. Then wants to keep my deposit until one month later because of damage or cleaning. She lives in the same house as me, so she can see that there are no damages or cleanliness no to be done. She has threatened to kind close me out and lock the doors, take my clothes out throw... Read more »
Depending on how your lease is structured, you may owe the full months rent even if you move out on the 12th. That is a difficult question to answer without seeing the lease. There are specific laws dictating how long your landlord can keep your deposit. RCW 59.18.280...Read more »
I own a condo in Seattle, Washington. My tenant has been experiencing noise from the unit above. Resolution has not be achievable even with the HOA's involvement. My tenant has decided to break his lease and move out. If I sell my unit, do I have the legal obligation to disclose the... Read more »
Tenant moved out after 5 months into a 1 year lease. He continues to pay the rent on time while I search for a new tenant. But he wants his security deposit back now. Do I hold it until the unit is re-rented or until his lease is up (whichever is sooner)? The contract says to return deposit... Read more »
Does the new owner have to give WRITTEN notice to tenants as to the date they must vacate? We've heard rumors but haven't received anything in writing. Some tenants have leases, some do not. I'm a month-to-month renter.
We got evicted the sheriff's department said that we could get our stuff back as long as we let the landlord know in a reasonable time, however when we tried to get our stuff from the landlord he said to call back on Saturday which is tomorrow however we got a letter in the mail yesterday... Read more »
We were out of town my wife went in to labor and our new born baby boy was born with complications and had to be hospitalized for 11 days we were paying a friend to take care of her while we were out of town to be by our sons side came home to dog not nowhere in home we were so sadden not to... Read more »
I moved yesterday and put in a final maintenance request in for the new tenant. The on-site manager texted me today threatening me about a mattress that I moved to the dumpster. He said that he came into our apartment to fix the sink, took photos of damages and the mattress, and will charge us $75... Read more »
We had the popcorn ceiling removed by a general contractor but he contaminated the home. Then we hired a L&I approved asbestos abatement contractor to completely clean the home. They also did a air quality test after that to make sure the limit is less than 0.01.
No. While landlords are required by law to disclose the presence of asbestos which implies a health hazard on the property, notifying tenants in this regard is no longer necessary if the problematic materials were adequately removed from the building. Therefore, since asbestos was thoroughly abated...Read more »
In my lease agreement: "Tenant and/or Tenant's guests will not use, allow use, purchase, sell, or possess any controlled substance or drug paraphernalia ... [or firearms] ... on or near the premises." Since marijuana is legal in Washington state, would it still count as a... Read more »
Legally, yes; marijuana is still a controlled substance. And paraphernalia can be just about anything used to ingest or store drugs (the definition is: all equipment, products, and materials of any kind which are used, intended for use, or designed for use in planting, propagating, cultivating,...Read more »
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