I'm a disabled veteran I live in government housing and work for the complex I live in we have had many problems with the new neighbors above us so when something goes wrong or if I see something as part of my job description I am supposed to inform my property manager of this but it seems to be... Read more »
Receiving mail is merely a sign that a person is living at the home. It is not dispositive of residency. If the person is not a guest, a holdover tenant or a resident, they are trespassing and you should contact the police. If the police will not get involved, you will have to evict her.
10 day notices to pay or quit premises are not filed with courts and they are not served. Indiana law requires them to be posted conspicuously on the property or affixed to the door. It can also be handwritten as long as it contains the necessary information, identifies what it is and who it is...Read more »
If your tenants are on a month to month lease, you can notify them that you will not be renewing their lease for the next month if you so choose. You have to give them one month's notice of this though.
If LL agrees to allow the utilities to stay in their name because the tenants cant get the utiities in theirs yet, can a landlord allow the disconnect of services if the tenants dont pay for months and notices have been sent by the servicing companies?
If the utilities are in the landlord's name but are to be paid by the tenants and the tenants are not paying, the landlord still must provide and pay those utility bills. Landlords are bound to provide a safe and habitable space to the tenants. If the tenants are violating the lease agreement by...Read more »
If your lease requires the 10 day notice or does not waive that requirement, the 10 day serves as a period for which the tenant can pay the rent that is owed or cure whatever violation of the lease that is being broken. If it is fixed by the end of the 10 day period, they are allowed to stay.
The landlord can refuse to accept payment and continue with the eviction. You could negotiate with the landlord to pay off the owed amount to stop the eviction, but you would need an explicit agreement that the eviction would be withdrawn as part of that payment. Unless you have a valid legal...Read more »
My kids and I were stuck in a hotel for 11 days due to the buildings electrical fire and I asked her to prorate the rent for the days I was stuck in hotel and she said no because they paid my room n board at hotel
In this case you do have to pay full rent. The landlord did what they are supposed to do if the premises are damaged and are unlivable for a period of time: they either prorate the rent for the days you are not living there and you find your own alternate living conditions or they pay out of pocket...Read more »
My LL didn't give me a list of deductions or send the security deposit check within 45 days of when my lease expired. LL now claims I violated my lease several times but did not provide proof or documentation. Can someone demand full refund of the deposit if that person had violated part of the... Read more »
Indiana law is very clear that if a landlord does not provide an itemized list of damages within 45 days of the renter surrendering the property when the renter has paid a security deposit as part of the lease agreement that the renter is entitled to the full refund of the security deposit. This...Read more »
Someone moved into a rental property without permission, and is now receiving mail there. The owner wants this person out immediately, but the interloper insists that she a 30 day notice is required before she can be "evicted." The property owner is afraid this person has some claim and doesn't... Read more »
Receiving mail at an address can be evidence that a person lives at a certain address but it is not dispositive proof that they are a tenant. I'm not sure where this 30 day notice requirement comes from either. There is no such law.
Recently my landlord would not fix my smoke alarms my ceilings are 12ft tall and she said to just take out the batteries so it would stop beeping. So now she states I have to get rid of my dog because he "smells" which is false. The hall smells because the carpets are old.
My landlord has been showing up without notice recently and it has been making me really uncomfortable. Just yesterday I was drinking my coffee in the kitchen and two guys were sneaking into my back door. They told me the landlord had said no one would be home. The landlord didn't notify me anyone... Read more »
Your landlord must provide you reasonable notice, usually 24 hours, for non-emergency access to your property. If it is an emergency your landlord may have access to prevent destruction to the property but must still notify you.
to me. I am in the process of removing 20 yrs of stuff when he changed the locks & put 2x2's on all windows and shut off the elec. He claims I abandoned my stuff by moving out and has taken several valuable items and personal items including my Dish TV equipment that I am being sued for non-... Read more »
The Sheriff is correct that this is a civil matter. You should immediately seek a consultation with an attorney and hire them to file a suit against the homeowner to prevent him from selling off your items and allow you to get access to your property.
There should be no need for an eviction if you have already moved out. If there is a hearing date, be sure to show up for that. That said though, if you got a notice of motion for dismissal, that means that one side is attempting to dismiss the case. Contact the clerk of the court to find out what...Read more »
You should have removed everything from the property before the date of the eviction order. If you are merely in the process of being evicted you should be able to remove your personal belongings from the property at any time since you are still technically occupying the premises.
I am up for a lease renewal beginning 10/1/18. However i just received the lease for review 9/24/18. Upon review, i show the landlord has taken the grace period granted to me in the years prior at the same residence (2 years).i have never abused the period. However i am paid every 2 weeks so... Read more »
The lease terms may change from year to year. Each separate year is a separate lease agreement. Your landlord may offer different terms when the contract is up for renewal. If it is important to have a grace period in the lease agreement, you can negotiate with your landlord for one.
have a friend that rents an apartment in a multiple unit building. At 10:30pm on 9-4-18 she had her kitchen ceiling cave in and then water began pouring out throughout kitchen and hallway including through light fixtures. The tenant living above her had a massive flood from their washer. The... Read more »
Yes and no. If your landlord has failed to provide you with a safe and habitable living space and refuses to make repairs you need to give notice that they need to either fix the issues within a reasonable time or you will consider the lease agreement to be breached under a theory of constructive...Read more »
They are two separate documents that serve two separate purposes.
If you intend on filing for an eviction or you believe that they will be hold over tenants you should file a 10 day notice to pay up or quit. The 10 day notice to quit has to be posted conspicuously on the property or given...Read more »
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