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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Construction Law, Land Use & Zoning and Real Estate Law for Indiana on

Q: are electricity bill is $629.00 and our house is still freezing and the land Lord is a jerk no ceiling in the bathroom

and you can see light through the roof do we have any options my husband is on ssd

Alexander Florian Steciuch answered on Jan 14, 2019

It does not sound like your heating works. Either that or your house is uninhabitable. Landlords have a duty to provide you with a safe and habitable living space. Notify your landlord, in writing (keep a copy for yourself), via certified mail of all the issues with the house and inform your... Read more »

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Q: On a construction project at what point does the owner or GC become responsible for materials installed in the building?

We as a company installed furnaces into an apartment building. After they were installed, a thief came in and cut out and removed the furnaces from the building. The Genderal Contractor and Owner are claiming that until the certificate of Occupancy is granted that we are responsible to replace... Read more »

Terrence Rubino answered on Jul 1, 2011

you shouldn't be held liable. once you install it, your responsibility continues as to any warranty re the furnace. you are not responsible for it being stolen. the general contractor is the one who has that responsibility as he has control over the site until the occupancy permit is issued.

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