the hoa sent a warning to the property manager/landlord about a broken blind, they did not give me the warning stating they do not have to, however when the hoa followed up for compliance they seen that it was still broken and issued a fine, which was passed to me.
Don't pay the fine. It's up to your landlord to pay it. If your landlord wants to be reimbursed by you, the landlord will have to be able to demonstrate that you were given notice and that your lease requires you to pay it.
Hired three technicians and they all stated attic is well insulated and that hvac and ac unit are clean and functioning properly. All technicians concluded that setting the thermostat to 72 upstairs and 67 downstairs created excessive condensation that led to mold.
Unless the property manager is also an attorney, he or she cannot represent you in court. You may, of course, be able to require them to find a Florida attorney for you and to appear in court to testify. That would depend on the terms of their contract.
SInce the house is located in New York, you should probably ask the question in the New York section of the forum to make certain that no New York law prohibits you transferring title. I can't imagine that there is - leases dont encumber titles.
UPDATE...LANDLORD SENT NEW LEASE INCLUDING OUR PETS. THANKS FOR THE ADVISE GIVEN! Can the new owner force us to sign a lease stating no pets after we have been here for 3 years with the pets and paid the pet deposit back then? We have always paid our rent on time and the new owner just visited the... Read more »
It doesn't matter that your old lease allowed pets - apparently the new one doesn't. You apparently have a difficult choice - stay where you are and lose the turtle and the gecko; or move. (I'm not really sure a gecko and a turtle even qualify as pets, but I'm not the landlord)
I am a landlord on a month to month lease agreement with a tenant that states she or I have to give 30 days notice to terminate the lease. She recently painted my home without my approval. I expressed my dismay to her, and told her she should have received my permission, first. She promptly cursed... Read more »
Yes, but you must give her proper notice. You should probably consult with a lawyer to make certain things are done correctly. Screw this up, and you could be looking at paying her attorney's fees as well as not being able to get rid of her. If you are in the business of renting property,...Read more »
Unless you have a current written lease your landlord can increase the rent at any time. They may no be able to evict you because of the Covid-19 situation; however, Covid-19 does not prevent rent increases.
I've been living in a trailer with my roomate/friend for almost 6 months now, but until recently his attitude/mood has changed. I have tried apologizing for my side of why he is evicting me, and i've also tried fixing the "problems" that he's had with me, but he still... Read more »
You should have been served with process, including notice of a hearing. If you don't remember being served, check with the court and see the return of service. Pursuant to that, you were apparently defaulted.
We've tried since July to get them to send us a signed Lease, but they never answer. They're never available for phone calls and claim were holdover tenants now. They posted an eviction notice this month and said our CDC Declaration doesn't apply. We've called, emailed &... Read more »
Now that you know that they don't want you as a tenant, why would you want to stay? I'd give them notice and move. Its going to cost you more to fight this with an attorney; although consulting a LL/tenant attorney may not be a bad idea.
I would say yes. If the utility is included in the rent payment, the landlord is responsible for paying the utility company. If the tenant fails to pay rent and the landlord fails to pay the utility company thus depriving the tenant of utilities,; that could easily be construed as a self-help...Read more »
My lease expired in 2019 and I received a month to month lease with the expectation of purchasing the home but due to COVID everything was pushed back. Owner said I could stay until Pandemic is over. Sept. 11,2020 I received a notice to vacate October 31,2020. My lease states terminating this... Read more »
I live in an apartment complex in Clearwater Florida, the management company just had my A/C unit replaced. However the contractors who did the work did a lot of damage to my personal property however, and since no one was home to supervise them and the management company did not have anyone... Read more »
A Florida attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. Based on your description, this looks like a difficult and messy situation. If you are able to find resolution through insurance, that might be your most economical route. Even if you retained an attorney to pursue...Read more »
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