I am currently 23, living with my girlfriend(20), we are both working 40 hours a week, renting from my aunt and uncle, who also run a logging company, that are honorably managed landlords. They do have 6 other rentals that are not rented to other family members. They hire cheap local... Read more »
But according to the Residential Lease Agreement signed by both parties is says “If at any time either party desires to terminate the month-to-month tenancy, such party may do so by providing to the other party written notice of intention to terminate at least 30 days prior to the desired date of... Read more »
Pursuant to Florida precedent, there is some legal authority which dictates a landlords may only charge for excess wear and tear. In other words, he/ she may not claim the security deposit for ordinary wear and tear like paint retouch and cleaning. In addition, the landlord has to comply with the...Read more »
or vacating in any amount of time if the property sells, I was told if it sells rent will go up, utilities dropped or forced to vacate in 30 days. It is my third year renting and I've never had an issue or violation of any kind, what are my rights? Wouldn't the new owner have to honor my... Read more »
My landlord of 14 years just gave me 30 days to move. I don't have time to find a place move and clean everything out. Can he sue me if I leave a bunch of stuff their that I don't want. I don't care about forfeiting my security deposit.
My tenant was very manipulative and I have a book of texts between us. I would agree to something based on her agreement to do something and she would go back and pick out parts benefiting her. At times she had me so confused I didn't know what I agreed to. If she brings these to court they... Read more »
She has the burden of introducing her text messages as evidence. If she is a holdover and you are trying to evict her, text messages may not have any bearing.on the case. Retain an attorney, because you are in over your head.
We rent a house that is situated at the front of a lot with a separate apartment unit in the back (a converted garage). Tenant who was living in the back unit recently vacated. When Landlord (LL) listed the back unit for rent last week, we were shocked to discover LL was advertising free water... Read more »
He is raising the rent by $160 per month or 13%+. We do not want to stay past 4-30-22. He is unfair to the tenants in our Brevard County - Florida townhome community. The original lease states he can raise the rent but he promised it would only be a few dollars if at all during the original... Read more »
Your Lease is valid to April 2022. I don't know what your LL is doing, but you should hire an attorney now. Not get internet snippets of information catch as catch can; hire an attorney. (the fact that you are 63 and have not been treated this way in your whole life is legally irrelevant to...Read more »
No. You are responsible to the landlord for the rent. The landlord is not a party to your relationship, has no interest in your relationship, and the law does not require the landlord to purposefully suffer a financial loss because of your failed relationship.
My vaccinated friend caught COVID-19, spread from an unvaccinated student, his next-door dorm neighbor. They have isolation dorms specifically to quarantine people and promised reservations for those who were vaccinated. The rooms are all full because they gave them to anyone who got sick instead... Read more »
Your friend's rights largely depend on the terms and conditions agreed to when signing up to reside in the dorm. He therefore must schedule a consultation with an attorney and present all relevant writings for review. He can click on the Justia "Find a Lawyer" tab up top or contact...Read more »
During Covid outbreak, same said landlord, locked down the property (over 200 apts) for about 2 months, and forbid all residents from receiving any guests including family. No, it says nothing about them being able to have that kind of control in our contract.
Oral agreement, demanding cash only, not allowed to change mailing address or have proof of residence to new residence as it might affect her SSDI. refuses to give rent receipts, has changed the rental agreement and then broken it in a 10 day span and then served notice of termination of tenancy,... Read more »
You may have a case. Retain counsel here in Florida on contingency fee, which means you pay nothing unless you win the case. Your case will turn on what evidence you have that the property manager was at fault for this accident (ie lack of lighting, faulty steps, etc) and also the severity of your...Read more »
We moved in 1 year ago after relocating from NJ, we signed a 1 year lease with the property management company. This company is telling us the landlord is no longer using them as management as of September 22nd (19 days from now) which is our lease end date as well. They told us he won't... Read more »
Unless your lease has a provision which provides for automatic renewal on the part of the landlord under certain conditions, it terminates at the end of the year, so no, you have no right to notice of non-renewal.
My daughter is looking to rent a house in FL. During a chat with the person, the story changed a little. He indicated that the security deposit was going to be held by his attorney, then changed his mind when pressed for the attorney name. He has now provided a number and a name of a person... Read more »
The story is suspicious because Florida law requires landlords to keep deposits in a separate interest bearing account. As a lawyer I would not be willing to hold a client's security deposit in my trust account, which does not accrue interest.
I need a consultation regarding my landlord that I've been renting a room for about 2 months. I've been unable to stay this entire month because she filed false allegations against me that caused an injunction. I've read that filing false allegations are criminal and I intend to sue... Read more »
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