my roommate wants to take me to court for rent. So as far as i know when you pay rent it's for the upcoming month right? Well i paid at the end of June which means i paid to stay in the apartment in July. And in August i moved out and got my name off the lease. I did let them know in the... Read more »
Generally you would pay for the upcoming month, yes. Obviously every contract can be different though, so it would depend on when you originally paid and what the deal was. What does the tenant agreement say? When does the specific month-to-month start/stop? (oftentimes it's the first of...Read more »
I only lived in an apartment for 1 day before deciding to move out. I signed the contract regarding security deposits but I think it's unfair that I don't get at least a portion of it back because I lived there for such a short amount. Additionally, the house owner breached verbal... Read more »
If you signed the lease for the month and there was no official foul play, then you are committed to paying for the month, regardless of how long you decided to live in the apartment. The landlord has committed that month and has no duty to replace your monthly contract.
She is your sub-tenant. Check your lease to see if you need permission for a subtenant. How to evict her? Start with a notice of termination of tenancy- 60 day notice, and serve her a 3 day notice to pay rent or quit. If she does not pay the rent, you can file a UD action against her in the local...Read more »
I have multiple recorded violations/breach of contract from x-landlord.I obtain them from homeowners/property managers who were considering me for tendency but was turned down because of my x landlords malicious/false bad referrals which he was court ordered not to give. I'm homeless/living in... Read more »
There's several pieces to this. First off, you mention that he was "court-ordered not to give", which would imply there's already been a case and judgment on him in regards to his recorded breaches prior to you moving out? If so, then the discussion would be on your issue...Read more »
I am currently a tenant. My water tank pump was taken out on Thursday Sep. 9th to be fixed. I was told it would only take a few hours or a day. It has now been a full week and my landlord has no idea when it will be fixed. Landlord gave me 3 hour notice of water being turned off. Gave me two... Read more »
Your landlord is not providing you with a "habitable" premises when you are denied running water. Civil Code §§ 1941 et. seq. and this effects your obligation to pay rent. You are entitled to discounted rent. You may also be entitled under your rental agreement to the hotel, since you...Read more »
Couldn’t remember if I was supposedly served by summons UD around time I was severely sick or if I found it on my door as landlord had posted 2 violations of lease. Minor noise an corrected it. And stated number two. I asked. They brought number one noise complaint 3 days apart after being a... Read more »
Filing an Appeal is a technical and difficult task, even for an attorney, and you need to hire one to protect your rights. The problem is that an appeal is a "review of the record" of the trial, and what you are mentioning in your post is the evidence that you should have put on at...Read more »
We have gotten the itemized list where we were told we’d be getting $1549 back. They sent the check then they voided it right before it arrived because “the wrong amount was sent”. When we got the check in the mail it was for the correct amount. We were told the new check would be delivered... Read more »
Under Civil Code §1950.5(l), you can obtain up to twice the amount of the security deposit your LL withholds from you in bad faith. File a small claims action, gather all your evidence, make copies and a summary of events/damages to prepare for trial. If you are not sure about how much to ask...Read more »
Small claims is the place for you. The LL has to provide you with an itemized accounting of deductions against your deposit within 21 days after you vacate. If you dispute it you can file in Small Claims. If he is wrongfully withholding the deposit, you may be able to collect a penalty on the...Read more »
Wow, there is so much wrong with this that I have a hard time figuring where to begin. The owner cannot just take back property that is part of your rental and live in it herself. Nor can she steal your electricity and water. What is this owner thinking? Before you do anything , take lots of...Read more »
Your rights are stated in your lease. Most form rental agreements or leases have provisions about leaving during temporary repairs. You should ask to see the new lease to be sure that it is the same as the old lease and that you get an extension credit for the time you were out of the property due...Read more »
Unable to determine your status if Mom passed away and you say your brother "took over" the house. Did mom leave a Will stating you were entitled to live there? If no Will, then you and your brother may be equal partners in this house. You need to speak with a local attorney that...Read more »
My landlord of 14 years just gave me 30 days to move. I don't have time to find a place move and clean everything out. Can he sue me if I leave a bunch of stuff their that I don't want. I don't care about forfeiting my security deposit.
I notified my landlord 2 weeks ago that my air conditioner wasn't working right. I was told it would be fixed by the 21st. It still hasn't been. Can I buy a new one (in wall unit) and have it installed and deduct the entire cost from my rent?
I am on Section 8 and I live in a private house. The house I live in was sold, the new owner has been harassing, intimidating me and now he says he wants to evict me because I complained to the city. I have a year lease that was put in place... Read more »
evictions case from 2013, started receiving notices for the first time towards end of July 2021, all 3 summons were signed by 1 of 3 defendants but another defendant was not informed (to the best of my knowledge) garnished wages for a total amount between now 2 defendants unknown how much each will... Read more »
A Utah attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. You present a number of issues to sort out, and it's possible you might benefit from an attorney who has insight into a number of the different areas (such as L-T) you describe. In terms of your immediate needs, a...Read more »
A neighbor has no right to force another neighbor who is a landlord to evict a tenant for smoking on the premises. You may have a right to report the nuisance to the Condominium Board and complain or to the Property Manager for recourse.
The terms of the residential lease will determine when and how a landlord can terminate the residential lease. This is a contract law question. On the second question, the landlord has the right to place the premises on the real estate market for sale, but the new owner will be required to take...Read more »
My application (which I submitted in March) was neglected, handled improperly, and went against protocol for the review process. It is still in review today. As a result I was forced to either face eviction or not renew my lease at my appartment. When I contacted the program, they specifically... Read more »
I was listed as a co-signer on a rental lease in Texas for my daughter, and now she is being sued for back rental payments in excess of $45,000. I was never aware that I was a co-signer and thought I was just listed on the lease as being an occupant since I only stayed there a few weeks a month to... Read more »
So if you never signed anything at all, then you can probably get out of this mess. If you did sign, you need to defend yourself if the lawsuit has been filed. If you get served with sue-papers, do not ignore them. Get to a lawyer, and defend yourself....Read more »
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