Current lease term is up on 12/31, but we will not be renewing. We have until 12/15 to either renew or go month to month. If we find another place and vacate before the end of our term on 12/31, are we still obligated to pay for 30 days' notice?
Assuming you are in Oregon, it likely depends upon exactly what your lease says about renewal and/or termination. Fixed term leases vary - some automatically roll over into a month to month unless either party provides notice ahead of time that they do not wish to renew; some self renew for...Read more »
Our apartment gave us access to our garage, but we noticed this month that they aren't charging us for it. I looked through our lease and they never added on the additional fee for renting a garage. We aren't planning to mention it to them since this isn't the first time they have... Read more »
Your relationship with your landlord is partially controlled by state law, but the relationship is mostly controlled by the agreement you signed with them. Usually agreements are prepared in haste and are often missing things that leave issues that are important to you in limbo.
I suffered personal injury and property damage as a result of my Landlord's failure to provide an apartment free from mold and other contaminants. I had a separate renter's insurance policy and my doctor told me that I must trash all of my personal belongings (clothes, furniture, etc).... Read more »
There are way too many missing facts for any attorney in this forum to be able to answer your question. You should gather up as much information as you do have and schedule a consultation with a real estate attorney in your area.
Is my landlord legally responsible for the excess charges of my electric bill for a faulty a/c issue that not only caused mold to our apartment unit but doubled our electricity bill up to $400 for 3 months straight (onset to full remediation was 3 months & we were not in the unit for 2 1/2... Read more »
My husband and I have been living in our current rental for 3 years. New management took over and they are telling us that because my husband and I do not BOTH make 3 times the rent that we no longer qualify to live there. I support my husband while he's in grad school and this seems like... Read more »
I already answered your question over on Avvo.com but would add that I assume you are on a month to month tenancy (or they couldn't even try to kick you out until the end of the lease without alleging and proving you violated the lease terms somehow). You also don't say what they have...Read more »
My residence is in Huntington Beach - I am concerned about California Civil Code Section 1946.2 "just cause". Selling home to pay for assisted living due to health reasons. I will withdraw the residence from the rental market.
The answer depends on a number of factors including how title is held and whether appropriate notices have been given. I would definitely recommend consulting with a real estate attorney before giving notice or trying to sell. Even better, hire realtors that are also attorneys to help you with...Read more »
My son at the age of 36 has been living with me for over a year. My brother is now trying to remove him from my home and property I live on. I have paid an additional $100 for December rent. According to my new lease my son is considered a guest and will only get to stay thru December. I also would... Read more »
Any judgment entered against you can be sent for collections, no matter how small. If the judgment is fabricated, it would be fraud and not only would the collector be criminally liable: you would also potentially be able to recover a financial settlement under the FDCPA. A detailed review of your...Read more »
My new landlord bought my home in October 2022. He raised my rent from $965.00 to $1250.00 per month and had me sign a 2 month lease which brings me to the end of the year. Now he has decided that he will be raising my rent beginning Jan. 1. He wants to raise it to 1500 or 1600 per month. Is he... Read more »
Check with the municipality if there is some rent control or stabilization program in effect. Also call your county's legal aid office for assistance. Otherwise the Landlord can charge whatever is deemed to be in the Landlord's best economic interest.
I moved to a rental property Nov. 28 and have been killing roaches in every part of the house since I moved in. On Nov 29 I sent the property management a maintenance request for extermination as I cannot cook, put away anything in the kitchen or anywhere in the house because of the roaches. The... Read more »
Under NYS law, landlord's are required to retun a residential security deposit within 14 days of vacatuer and provide written notification of the reasons for any deductions from the security deposit. If it has already been 30 days, you may commence a Small Claims Case or contact the Attorney...Read more »
They are refusing to give it to me. They are stating i did “damages” and stayed for 4 days in building before moving and stating i am responsible for the entire month’s rent. My lease ended nov 30. I moved Nov 4. They took pictures of apartment after i moved and stated i did damages when they... Read more »
Under NY law, the landlord must return the full security deposit to you unless he provided an itemized list of damage charges within 14 days of move out. Whether the list they sent qualifies under the law is a legal question. It may be worth it to retain an attorney to serve him with a pre-suit...Read more »
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