I would tend to say that you have a right to demand to take a look at the bill. I would contact him and explain that you are happy to of course pay the bill, but that you want to see it and make a copy for your records.
ORS Statutes are contradictory. 90.392 Termination of tenancy for cause; tenant right to cure violation. “…..after delivery of written notice a landlord may terminate the rental agreement for cause and take possession as provided in ORS 105.105 to 105.168, unless the tenant cures the violation... Read more »
It may seem a bit confusing but it is not in reality. When a landlord issues a 30 Day For Cause Notice, it must be in a writing (NOT email or text) containing all the required information; be lawfully served; a provide the tenant at least 14 days to "cure" the violation(s) OR at least 30...Read more »
i found a cord running from my garage to his big garage and he has been using my electricity. I confronted him about it and he told me to get out. Told me to move if i dont like it. He admitted he uses my electric. He also told contractors that put on the roof and gutters its okay to plug their... Read more »
Dealing with troublesome landlords can be frustrating, and there aren't a lot of good solutions. If you have access to your circuit breaker box, you could shut off the outlets he and his contractors are using. But they would have to use a lot of electric to raise your electric bill more than...Read more »
In Virginia, a landlord is not authorized by law to cut off utilities, such as a water bill, if the tenant has not paid the utility bill. Water is a "necessity" for the landlord to provide to the tenant.
My landlord communicated thru a 3rd party (my mother) 10.13/14 to vacate my current rental due to roommate conflict 2 months into a 12 month rental. There is no current conflict, but I have found alternative housing. Everything thus far has been verbal and thru my mother. How do I ensure my... Read more »
Justin, this is a little more detailed than can be written in this forum with justice. Consider calling me, or another Justia attorney, to help answer your questions and give you the best answer possible. My phone number is on my profile.
The answer to your question will be " depends...", but if the rodent infestation has been established as well as its serious interference with your living, and your landlord knows about it, probably you can. There is an implied warranty of habitability under the New York Real Property Law...Read more »
The water bills for these tenants have been much higher than what is expected for a family of five. I paid for several plumber visits to check for leaks and no leaks were found. The tenants also received grants to pay for 3 months rent due to the pandemic but never notified me in writing they can... Read more »
The current CDC order on evictions extends until December 31, 2020. While you are permitted to proceed with the court process for the eviction, you are prohibited from actually evicting the tenants until January 1, 2021.
I told the landlord of this mobile home park that the pitbull had moved in next door. She said she'd check into it and get back to me. One month later, the dog was in my yard and attacked my tiny dog, attacked me, and killed my dog which was right at my feet. Not an apology or even paying me... Read more »
Yes, what you are requesting is possible ... and, as you might imagine, there are a number of other issues to consider. I would recommend that you schedule a few initial free consultations, by video call or telephone call, with two or three different attorneys ... Shawn Jackson - Business...Read more »
I believe the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure state 30 days from the date you become aware of the lawsuit. Note: "become aware" not date of service. Federal rules are very strict and very burdensome. Are you sure you want to leap from the frying pan to the fire?
My HOA is facing a dispute on who should pay for repairs on a home water drainage blockage. An owner had an issue in the drainage pipe inside their dwelling that led to a blockage in the main drainage pipe that services only their unit. The owner hired a cleaning service for their pipes and the... Read more »
The specific language of the HOA governing documents and the specific facts of the blockage and cause of the blockage will be determinative here. If the parties cannot come to an agreement involving an attorney may help to get this resolved or properly prepare the case for ligitagion.
I’m buying a home for cash the seller informed me their friend living there is giving them trouble about moving out, if the sale finishes and the closing date comes, how do I get the tenant out? They have no formal lease
One who has a small claims judgment has the same post-judgment remedies as any other judgment creditor. You may execute on on the debtor’s property, you may have a garnishment issued against the defendant’s assets or wages, you may have an asset hearing. You could also file a lien against...Read more »
Unless, the lease specifies the method of payment, any form of good funds are acceptable forms of payment. You can also pay by wire transfer directly into the landlord's account. Cash is also legal tender for all debts public and private.
A tenant cannot unreasonably refuse entry to a landlord who has provided at least 24 hours advanced notice of their intent to enter. However, neither can a landlord enter so frequently as to harass the tenant or to seriously interfere with their right of quiet enjoyment of their dwelling and...Read more »
In Virginia, the Tenant in a situation as yours, must call the Office of Housing Code Enforcement for the city/county in which the premises is located and make a formal Complaint, then request an inspector to come to the premises to inspect the conditions of uninhabitability and if there are...Read more »
Filed a dispute about property damage. Took them 1 month to reply. Now taking another month to reply to our evidence showing that we left the property intact (have a dated photo showing no damage was done and no move-out walkthrough was allowed due to COVID). How long does the landlord get to... Read more »
We have always paid rent on time. He is requiring us to move because he had to sell his primary residence. He has been unemployed and cannot afford his payment. He said he has to move back in here and we must move out. We have been unable to find a new place and are looking at being homeless. Can... Read more »
Yes, he can. The CDC moratorium only applies to a landlord evicting a tenant due to the tenant's failure to pay rent if the tenant can prove certain things, including that the tenant's inability to pay rent arose from COVID-19 and the tenant has attempted to obtain money to pay the rent....Read more »
I am currently living in a rental home with my lease being up 12/31/2020. My landlord requested I sign a renewal/move out letter 60 days prior to my lease being up. Since 10/8 I have received 13 emails (4 today) and 5 text messages requesting this. I do like where I am currently living, however I... Read more »
Rather than spending several hours looking for current Florida case law to support or undercut this ingenious way to make tenants notify their landlord whether they are staying or not I will just advise you to make up your mind now instead of "stringing them along" and making them very...Read more »
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