His grandma bought house for her and her grandson to live in and for her grandson to keep after she passed. Six months ago the grandmas daughters came to home with armed security guards and two members of local law enforcement and requested that the grandmother went with them. She agreed stating... Read more »
Evictions are a matter of contract or implied contract. This will turn on the exact reason in the Notice given as to what Grandson's defense may be. Grandson may have a defense that he is an owner and thus cannot be evicted.
He should consult an attorney to discuss the facts and possible...Read more »
She says no heating system can be installed and no portable space heater is allowed in my room. There is a heating system in the room (kitchen and living room) right next to my room. She says if I leave my bedroom door open and wear extra clothes, then I should be fine. However, the next room is... Read more »
I am having problems with one tenant on lease disrupting other tenants and would like to evict her. The problem that arises is I have two separate tenants on lease (One is adult daughter and One is her Mother). The problem tenants is the daughter. Can I somehow evict the daughter and keep the... Read more »
I viewed my apartment at the end of March. I was sent a quote for a lease starting a few days into April. Part of the deal according to the leasing agent was if I filled the application attached to that quote by a certain date, I would receive $1000 off the first full month's rent (May). I filled... Read more »
You are in a difficult spot. If the new ownership doesn't honor the deal you'll be faced with proving that the offer existed or paying the disputed $1,000. Hopefully, the sales person will testify on your behalf.
In our lease it says "landlord or agents may enter the premises at reasonable times to inspect the premises, make any alterations, improvements or repairs or to show the premises to a prospective tenant, buyer or lender." She texted me saying she will be showing the house every day from 2:30-6:30... Read more »
tried to pay landlord rent on the 3 and she returned the check because she said we owe her for a plumbers bill that she called out to check her valves. after the 3 rent is considered late to her and 100 is add after the later date and 50 for each other day its late. tried to pay the rent again on... Read more »
If landlord attempts to evict you based on failure to pay rent, you will want to bring these facts to the attention of the Judge. You may want to hire an attorney to help you prepare for the hearing or to defend you at the hearing.
I know a landlord who is renting out a room that has no heating ducts/vents/pipes etc. It was a struggle for the tenant to even be allowed to use a space heater in the room. I'm wondering if there are any laws about this?
There could be several issues here ranging from possible zoning violations to possible violation of the warranty of habitability. But is there a specific law requiring a heat duct in the space, if so it will be a city specific ordnance.
A lease is a contract. If you don't fulfill your obligations under the contract the LL will decide if he is interested in pursuing you for damages. That said, you could attempt to negotiate a mutual termination of the lease. If you are successful then you would not breach the lease and would not...Read more »
my landlord has agreed since novemeber of 2018 to accept weekly partial payments from me, now after finding out i am pregnant she threatened to evict me if i didnt have an abortion like she demanded and stated she would pay for... she also knows that i have a 5 year old daughter that i would do... Read more »
An eviction is a fairly technical matter. A landlord must show not only that term of the lease (even verbal) was breached and that legally sufficient Notice and Opportunity to cure was delivered and no cure occured.
Likely, this week is you opportunity to Answer the Complaint where a trial...Read more »
I am a renter and dont have a contract with my tenants. My landlord is withholding an amount from my deposit of some damages caused to the home which I intend to split with my other tenants. If I dont have a contract with them but they paid a deposit, can they refuse not to pay? Then what? Do I... Read more »
The landlord owns the home were were renting and decided to move back in at the end of our lease. We found a new rental and decided to move out 13 days before our current lease ended because Colorado weather can be tricky in the month of April. We’d fulfilled our lease and were never late. The... Read more »
I asked him to calm down talk to me in the morning in a text about a grace period and he continued to be a harassing jerk insulting me, accusatory words that aren't true. So question is I need to get out of here due to the hostility and anger I've had too many times with him. I've had verbal... Read more »
We had a month to month lease with our tenant. We have decided to sell our house and requested she move out to list the house. On March 4th, we gave her 45 days in writing, with a final moveout date on April 17th. (she was paid through March). We also stated that her rent would be prorated for... Read more »
The statutory notice requires no less than 21 days notice prior to the end of the current rental period, i.e. month. Thus, on a lease that begins on the 1st of each month to terminate the lease at the end of that month Notice must be delivered prior to the 10th.
We are under a contract with her that she buys all materials and we do the work for her this contract ends in November 2019. She is refusing to give us the money or materials to fix the roof that is in our contract and will not fix the rest of the roof that is not in the contract. She wants us to... Read more »
Will your landlord be successful in an eviction hearing? This depends on how good your lease is. The LL has no right to unilaterally change the terms of a written term lease agreement. But, if your lease is a month to month lease and the LL gives proper notice of the change in terms she does...Read more »
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