Michigan residents are ordered to shelter in place. Florida has closed many beaches including Indian rock beach which is where this condo is located. Florida is also asking visitors to shelter in place for two weeks upon arrival.
Rather than try to find--and pay--a lawyer to help you do the impossible I strongly suggest that you voluntarily offer to delay your arrival until some future date--after the Corona Virus is history--in return for a full credit voucher for another identical vacation at the same destination. A bird...Read more »
Here is a big concern--if the landlord files for an eviction the filing will appear in the public records. So, even though the Courts are shut down for "non-essential" civil actions, and the Clerks are not currently issuing Writ of Possession, and the Sheriff's are not executing Writs p.reviously...Read more »
I signed a lease agreement from 04/12/19 - 04/12/20 in Gainesville, FL. I’m a medical professional, and was recruited to work with COVID19 patients out of state. On 03/17/20 I emailed my landlord to determine April’s rent (all other months were paid in full & on time) and was told because I’m... Read more »
Stop arguing with your landlord and calculate the pro-rated rent for April. Simply divide the current monthly rent by 30 days and then multiply that daily rate by 12, to get the correct amount due for the last 12 days of your rent owed. Then send that amount to the landlord and tell them in writing...Read more »
The AC where I live gives constant problems, I told the realtor who is the middle man between me and my landlord told me that I could get it repaired but the cost would be on me so I mentioned the contract states that any repair over 100$ is to be paid by the landlord and that i had no problem on... Read more »
And your question would be whether the landlord has to honor the "repair and deduct" contract clause? The landlord's warranty work is the landlord's problem. I believe the landlord will have to honor the clause. But you should have an attorney review the contract to be sure.
The lease states that payment by check is one of the accepted payments methods. The office states they are no longer accepting payment by check, citing concerns over Coronavirus. However, they are open by appointment to show you "in person" how to work the online payment system (where you must... Read more »
If your lease states that you are allowed to pay by check then the landlord must accept checks. However, there is really nothing you can do except pay a lawyer a bunch of money to sue the landlord--but what are your damages? Zero.
My landlord came into my property twice already without notice and is threatening to raise the rent because I got an electric stove top and a portable washing machine. She pays utilities and says that will raise her bill too much. Nothing was mentioned prior to moving in and now she wants me to get... Read more »
Judge Carney off citrus county denied motion to stay during crisis wherein President Trumps “no eviction” was ignored then carried out by our sheriff Pendergast that eviction was to go until four pm where then we were trespassed from said property we rented almost three years without issues... Read more »
You are confusing what the President has authority to do on the federal level and what happens on the state level. The no evictions most likely only pertains to housing managed by the Federal Housing Authority what happens to private individual rentals on the state matter is a different story and...Read more »
While it is not strictly necessary, it would be prudent to have the Writ served by law enforcement to officially transfer possession from the tenant back to you. Then change the locks to ensure that neither the former tenant, nor his sister can return to the property.
Unless you have a written lease that still has time to go before the term ends the new owner has the legal right to evict you. Assuming you do have a written lease, the new owner must abide by its terms. But the new owner can always ask you to leave at any time; and you can either tell them no or...Read more »
I asked the question yesterday about my condo being uninhabitable due to residual pot order from previous tenant. This is a large apartment complex owned by a company who owns several properties, not a mom & pop shop.
Yes, and I believe I advised you yesterday to try to convince the landlord to let you move to another apartment. Since you now advise that the complex is owned by a company the focus of your complaint should be directed to the lawyer that represents the company; hire a lawyer to write the letters.
Is it the landlord's responsibility to remedy this issue? I feel as if it might be in violation of quiet enjoyment. My hair & clothes smell and I work in a professional office, and I've never smoked, don't even drink, so it's really frustrating. Also, I'm in Largo, not Orlando. I edited the city... Read more »
The legal issue involved is not "quiet enjoyment." IMO, the legal issue is whether the rental unit is "habitable"--which is a question of fact. I suggest that you speak to the landlord and tell them that you are not able to continue living in this particular unit-- and tell them why--but you are...Read more »
Landlord Is telling me I have to leave but my lease states use of premises “the premises shall be used and occupied by tenant and tenants immediate family consisting of one adult age 55+ only exclusively as a private single-family dwelling. I thought my daughter would be considered immediate... Read more »
Have rented here over 24 years we cannot afford to stay. Come to find out we were the only ones out of 22 bays that had their rent raised there was NO written notice i am the only female business owner now retired do I have any legal rights
Regardless of how long you and your husband have rented the commercial space, unless you and your husband have a written commercial lease that provides otherwise, under Florida law the landlord has the legal right to notify you that your commercial tenancy will end at the end of the normal monthly...Read more »
You are caught between a rock and a hard place: Assuming there is a written lease the rule is that the landlord must obey the written terms; however, if your actions violate the terms of the lease--the landlord can evict you if you do what you are trying to do. On the other hand, if there is no...Read more »
My lease was for 12 months and then month to month thereafter. In month 15, the HOA told my landlord that in order for me to get a new key fob to the community pool (the HOA changed the key system) that they had to have a "current" lease and my landlord required me to sign a new 12 month lease to... Read more »
There are two types of seven day notices. One is with the right to cure the lease violation and one is without the right to cure the lease violation. If you have received a seven day notice WITH right to cure, this is generally due to a technical violation of the terms of the lease, other than...Read more »
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