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Q: Can I evict my tenant in winter for non payment of rent?

Tenant has three children. We don't have signed rental agreement was all verbal did agree to split rent half on first and half two weeks later. She has yet to do this. She never paid in full for January 2017 and has paid nothing in February. I contacted her said I will work with her but she has to... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 2, 2017

Assuming you follow all of the notice to quit and related procedures, you probably can--but check with a local attorney to see if that's the law in your state and county.

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Q: Who is responsible for maintaining a mobile home community driveway. Ours is dangerously icy for tenants and visitors.

We keep our parking / walking areas clear and de-iced but the main driveways into the park are an icy mess. If someone slides off, who is responsible? I'd think the park but can find no published law on the subject.

Peter N. Munsing answered on Jan 12, 2017

Look at your lease--in most cases they are the duty of the mobile home park. Problem is there are virtually no rules or enforcement regulations when they don't maintain common areas.

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Q: Am I legally allowed to lock the door to my room if I pay my parents rent to live there(age=20)

I'm 20, almost 21, have a job, going to college, was briefly in the military, came out, had nowhere to go, had to move back in with parents, I pay my mother 200$ a month in rent to live there and she tells me suddenly I can't lock my door because it's her house and disrespectful, I'm 20 for gods... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Oct 31, 2015

You are a tenant-at-will (also known as a month-to-month tenant). Because you don't have a lease, your mother (as landlord) doesn't have to provide a lock on your door and normally you would need the landlord's permission to install one. If you do so anyway, she can evict you.

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