Neville Bedford's answer Review the lease agreement, you prepared with the help of your attorney, to discern if it is worth investing in the necessary litigation to force them to fulfill their contractual obligations. If you have found a successor tenant, be sure to use a written lease, and let your attorney know that the unit is now occupied.
Neville Bedford's answer Curiosity is a great pastime. Start with the Statutes defining the implied warranty of habitability here in Rhode Island at http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE34/34-18/INDEX.HTM http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE34/34-18/34-18-22.HTM http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE34/34-18/34-18-28.HTM
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer If you have temporary orders in place concerning this issue you have to follow them. Your question does not give facts as to whether a divorce action has been filed as of yet. Locking one's spouse out of the house can be problematic. It is best to ask the court to lay out instructions since you two can not agree on these matters.
Elaine Shay's answer NY tenants may be entitled to a rent abatement if a landlord fails to make necessary repairs or provide services. That does not automatically mean a tenant "can" withhold the entire month's rent and a landlord can still commence a nonpayment case. However, to avoid legal fees and further deterioration of the landlord/tenant relationship, it might be more productive to address the stove issue by replacing the equipment or offering a partial rent abatement for the delay caused by the back order...
Gregory L Abbott's answer I am not familiar with wikiforms. You need to use a form that has been drafted by attorneys, specifically for use in Oregon. I recommend MultiFamily NW forms to my clients - I think they are both the best and clearest. Nothing wrong either with Stevens-Ness forms. Both are drafted and maintained by Oregon attorneys and are available on line.
Elaine Shay's answer Your best bet is to move forward expeditiously with the eviction process. In the meantime, you should consult with the attorney handling your landlord/tenant matter regarding obtaining access.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.'s answer Everything varies from town to town I would suggest a consultation with an experienced lawyer, it may cost you a few bucks but at least you will get the answers you need.
William John Light's answer File a complaint with the Dept. of Fair Employment & Housing. Your fragrance sensitivity might be a disability that requires reasonable accommodation. https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/complaint-process/file-a-complaint/
Joseph D. Allen's answer The first place to look is the lease language regarding the tenant's responsibilities to maintain the premises (and the carport in particular). Sometimes it is vague and ambiguous, so might turn on the reasonableness of the landlord's request vs. the reasonableness of your conduct. Tenants can be found in breach of their lease for junking up a yard and refusing to clean it up, but based on the facts in your question that doesn't seem to be the case.
F. Paul Maloof's answer Generally in Virginia, if the lease for the land states that the Tenant is responsible for maintenance of the land, then the Tenant is responsible for the trees. If there is no mention of who is responsible for maintenance of the land, the tree is a fixture of the land and it generally is the landlord's responsibility to care for the trees. Each case will depend on the facts on a case by case basis.
Doak Willis' answer This is not a listed condition in the statutes that empowers you to withhold rent. Put your landlord on notice in writing that there is a hazard that needs to be fixed. Without looking at your lease, an attorney cannot tell you what all your rights may be under the facts of your case.
Thomas A. Grossman's answer A verbal agreement means nothing. You are fortunate that you were granted 4 years for you and your mother to live in the owner's house. I have already answered this question once. I presume the Landlord owns the house. If so, it is his house and he can give you notice to leave any time he wants. Just like you can leave the house any time you want. Don't blame the landlord for being a good guy and giving you 4 good years. I suggest that you and your mother find another place to live....
Thomas. R. Morris' answer You have not provided enough facts for me to be able to determine whether you have a basis to sue anyone. However, if you claim that the lease was breached by the landlord, your claim would be against the landlord, whom your refer to as "owner LLC", and not against any of the landlord's agents, such as the "management corp."
Joseph Jaap's answer Landlord can make such a claim and even sue you in court. Anyone can file a claim. The court would then review the lease and determine if landlord had a legal basis to claim you owe two months. But even if you win, a lawsuit is a public record, and could make it difficult to rent from a future landlord who checks the records. So try to work it out to avoid that.
Gregory L Abbott's answer As long as the sale of the property was not a foreclosure or tax lien sale, the landlord generally has no duty to disclose to the tenants anything about his business affairs, including selling the rental dwelling. That is because nothing changes for the tenant beyond paying their rent (the same amount of rent) to a different person. All lease terms stay the same (with that sole change) and the new owner/landlord is responsible for administering the tenant's security deposits etc even though...
Gregory L Abbott's answer You can always issue a notice of violation. If/when you actually go to court to terminate the tenancy and evict based upon it, however, you will have the burden of proving both violations (the initial which caused the issuance of the notice and the subsequent violation that proves they did not "cure" the lease violations. That said, if they have a medical marijuana card, you likely cannot either ban it entirely or evict them because of it. You can, however, certainly prohibit smoking/vaping...
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