Hoa and residents are discriminating against me because of my service dog. They proceed to make many false claims about the dog barking all night long, I was able to prove them wrong by taking a video of another dog who was actually barking all night. At that point the HOA president called and... View More
Homeowners' associations (HOAs) must comply with federal and state anti-discrimination laws, including the Fair Housing Act and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. These laws protect individuals with disabilities from discrimination, and this includes the use of service animals....View More
Under California law, if a person is subject to a restraining order and is unable to access their rented property, certain legal protections apply. The landlord generally does not have the right to remove or sell the tenant's belongings before the court date. To prevent this, you may need to...View More
Yes, you may be able to sue your roommate for the damage to your furniture and for the pet deposit that she never paid. In the state of Oklahoma, you have the right to sue someone for damages that they caused to your property, even if that person is your roommate.
Upon said entry they searched and removed several items. Then showed everyone what they found, killing my good name in the process. I wasn't informed of this search. They also unplugged my security cameras from the dvr. She owns the house but she can't just walk into closed rooms that I... View More
In California, the legal rights in this situation depend on the nature of your occupancy and any agreements you have with the homeowner. As an occupant who has lived in the home for 12 years, you have established tenant rights, even without a formal lease agreement.
I have had PTSD, depression, and anxiety since 13 I am now 20. I was given an ESA by my therapist two years ago now in January. I have brought her back and forth between my moms house and college for the last two years, but she had started getting only cat syndrome and not being emotionally... View More
It's important to understand the legal framework surrounding Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) in rental housing, especially as it pertains to your situation in New York. Here are some key points to consider:
Fair Housing Act (FHA): Under the FHA, landlords are required to make...View More
When I arrived to my appellate hearing the Respondent And His Attorney were already in the court room discussing the case then the Respondent walked out and the Bailiff came and called the case upon entry the female judge laughed at me and stuck her tongue out the male judge called the case and... View More
In California, appellate courts are expected to maintain a high standard of professionalism and impartiality. If judges exhibited inappropriate behavior, such as laughing at a party or displaying a lack of respect, this could raise serious concerns about judicial misconduct and the fairness of the...View More
In California, the rules regarding rent increases for rent-stabilized apartments can be complex and vary by locality. Generally, landlords are limited in how much they can increase rent annually for these units. However, there are certain conditions under which additional increases may be...View More
I have not seen or spoke with her in a month. She has instructed the manager not to allow me access. Not the first time. Last time I unloaded a I Hual I found my property inside the vehicle. I don't want to be in trouble I would like to get my things?
In California, the legal rights to access a storage unit generally depend on whose name is on the rental agreement. If the storage unit is in your wife's name and she has instructed the manager not to allow you access, the storage facility is likely to follow those instructions.
In order to garnish your Social Security benefits, your landlord must first obtain a judgment against you in court. Once the landlord has a judgment, they can then file a garnishment order with the Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration will then withhold a portion of...View More
More information is needed. Was July rent ever paid? Was November rent ever paid? If all past due rent was paid within the 10 days specified in the notice, it likely is a defense to any eviction. You say the eviction process continues but they should not have even filed in court to evict until...View More
My trailer which my parents lived with my children at the time. I was clueless and had no recollection of the transaction due to being 3 weeks post op of 1 of 9 spinal surgeries and was not of sound mind, and in severe pain leaving me unable to perform self care. I had my big screen TV picked up... View More
I'm sorry to hear about the challenges you've faced. It sounds like you've been through a lot, and it's understandable that you're seeking clarity on your legal options. Regarding your belongings and the issues with your brother, the courts might indeed be able to help....View More
In New York State, if you suspect your tenant of stealing mail, it's important to handle the situation with legal prudence. Mail theft is a federal crime, and any suspicions should be reported to the United States Postal Inspection Service and local law enforcement. They have the appropriate...View More
Of the papers it says that they did not know of anybody paying my rent and outside body I think it's called yet they've been receiving rent from them for quite a while. I get the communication with my landlords and letting them know what's going on with them as much as I do know, but... View More
In California, as a disabled veteran receiving rent assistance through a program like Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF), you do have certain protections, especially if your landlord has been receiving payments from this program on your behalf.
the letter states due to expenses they are hiking my rent 10%. it was given to me via mail on the 7th nov. effective 12-1-23. Ive lived there 1 and half yrs. I made a police report as a tenants responsibility is
Under California law, specifically Civil Code 827, landlords must provide at least 30 days' notice for a rent increase if the increase is less than 10% of the lowest rent charged during the previous 12 months. For increases over 10%, a 60-day notice is required. Given your situation, if the...View More
My tenant has not paid rent for 3 months. Rent is $2356 and due on the 1st of each month. Total rent past due is $7068. One of the rent non-payment months is claimed by tenant as being due to COVID-19 related hardship. The property is in Los Angeles County and is subject to the Rent Stabilization... View More
Under California law, negotiating with a tenant for voluntary termination of tenancy in exchange for rent forgiveness is typically legal, provided it's done in good faith and without coercion. Your proposal to forgive some of the back rent in exchange for the tenant vacating the property is a...View More
I have worked as on site maintenance at woodspring suites hotel for 8 months , they refused to pay me any overtime, will not pay me for on call time , which I have been on call every other day from clock out till 8 am next morning and not allowed to leave the property during this time. I have now... View More
In your situation, there are a few key legal issues to consider. Firstly, regarding your employment and unpaid overtime, you have rights under labor laws. Since you mention being on call and not being paid appropriately, you might have a claim for unpaid wages. It's important to document all...View More
I have a Case opened with HUD and the Attorney General, but they take time to review and investigate. I want to break my lease ASAP as since I moved in 7 months ago the office staff and management refuse to respond or acknowledge my ADA accommodation request. It is affecting my mental health and... View More
Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), landlords are required to make reasonable accommodations for tenants with disabilities. If your landlord is not responding to your requests for ADA accommodations, this could be considered a violation of your rights under the ADA.
Predatory practices by a property management company can take various forms, such as unfair lease terms, excessive fees, or failure to maintain safe and habitable living conditions. As a tenant, you have rights protected under Georgia law and possibly local ordinances.
It's important to review the terms of your storage unit rental agreement to understand your rights and the owner's obligations in this situation. Storage facility agreements usually outline procedures for late move-outs, fees, and handling of items left in the unit.
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