FL Statute 83.49(2) & (5). I am the tenant. I moved out a couple of days before lease end but did not provide a new address. He hasn't provided a written notice for deposit deductions and we have passed 30 days. I believe I am entitled to the entire deposit but I am confused whether or not... Read more »
My lease end date is for July 5th. I sent a notice on June 5th as we were not sure if the Covid cases will continue to increase/ decrease before our move out date. I have moved out of the apartments last week. Is it possible to fight the system as I don't think I can manage 2 rent payments at... Read more »
No lawyer can solve a problem that has not happened. So if you are still planning to move on July 5, you will need to wait to see what the landlord is going to do after you move out An option would be to stay put, and then see what happens. That will make you a 30 day tenant not encumbered by any...Read more »
My landlord fixed my room AC the best she could, but it's the building's AC unit that is making mine at less than 100% functioning. The part to fix it has been delayed 3 times and i can't live in my place because it is too hot. Is there a way to get out of my lease if my AC is... Read more »
As long as your landlord is not refusing to fix all the problems you have no grounds to break your written lease. If you want to insure your rights you can write a cordial letter to the landlord, explaining the entire situation and asking them to give you a date certain when all the A/C problems...Read more »
I received a Month-to-Month lease termination on June 18 which states "No rent will be due on June 30 will be taken from deposit." Based on 83.57 the time frame to vacate would be by the end of July. I was told by the landlord that if I do not pay for July he would start the eviction... Read more »
The answer to this question depends entirely upon who the landlord is, whether they do background checks, and if so, how far back in time they will go to search backgrounds of prospective tenants. There are many new search engines available to landlords for use in searching backgrounds...Read more »
I live in Florida. I am listed as the second party on the deed but like the question states I am listed as a joint tenant which is why I'm not sure. Edit: He is not my spouse, he was my mother's roommate. My mom brought me and my boyfriend here. I've since had a baby with him and she... Read more »
It doesn't matter in which position your name appears. You own 100% of the property along with the other deedholder, whom I assume is your spouse. From a purely legal standpoint, you have just as much say in who stays there as your spouse.
This conversation occurred over email. The agent contradicted herself claiming it was for cleaning and repairs, but it was normal wear and tear, which is covered under FL law. There is nothing in the lease about cleaning. We notified her of the objection within 15 days of her notice and she refuses... Read more »
An old friend of mine was staying at my apartment for about half a month. She never paid rent nor got mail at my establishment. She left belongings here after willingly leaving my home. I have not heard from her in two months. She comes to my door two months later banging and screaming threatening... Read more »
If you have any property that you know belongs to some other person the wise thing for you to do is to return the property to the owner. If you don't the owner can sue you under Florida's bailment statutes. They could also file a complaint with the local police department alleging that...Read more »
live on 2nd floor unit in building of 30+units/vacant unit below be flooded in early March/ flooding went unnoticed by management x weeks/ apt.manager called on 6/3/20 and states that the plumber found paper towels and baby wipes that caused sewage drain to back up/ I live in building that has 30+... Read more »
If you have renter's insurance you should make a claim against the policy. Then get out of the dispute and let your insurance company deal with the landlord's insurance company--and all the others too.
Every month on my statement I receive a "smart home" fee. Each unit is supposed to be equipped with a smart home box that allows you to lock your door and adjust your thermostat from an app on your phone. We have not been given this equipment since move in and yet we continue to be... Read more »
Allowed friend to stay at my home last year In exchange for remodeling job for me to pay off a debt owed me. job was completed Nov 2019. no lease or rental agreement. Does not have a key to my house. Stays in bedroom with no lock. Does receive mail here. On felony probation. Now causing problems... Read more »
It doesn't matter that he receives mail there, so the next time he brings that up, tell him that you don't care about his mail. You have every right to kick him out now. You basically have 2 options - hire a lawyer to file the necessary documents to kick him out or offer him money to...Read more »
certain tenants are involved in illegal activity and have consequently brought physical danger and severe structural damage to this property. multiple police contacts. I'd heard there's an exception to the eviction hold if such conditions are present...is this true? cannot reside with... Read more »
The restrictions are based on nonpayment of rent. I recommend that instead of poking around on the internet, as I assume that you are the landlord, that you need a one on one relationship with an attorney in Orlando who can help you run your landlord business. That's what renting a residential...Read more »
During our first walk-through for a new rental I am almost 100% that the upstairs vent could potentially have mold, the landlord keeps reiterating that it is not mold and I would like to have a professional come in and check, (HE REFUSES )he hasn’t been or seen the property for himself... Read more »
Around July i told my landlord that I have a leak somewhere in my apartment. He told me he would send someone by. And he never did I kept telling him about it and remind him about it. If no one ever came out I will tell my rent for July August September and even October when my water went off. I... Read more »
We found the property during COVID-19 so we weren’t able to see it because of the quarantine the owner lives in New York and agent is nasty, home Has extreme damages gaping holes,running toilets, There is horrid smell that engulfs the entire area Come to find out it’s the laundry machine the... Read more »
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