i have reasons to believe that i was sold an apartment with bedbugs. i was told by pest control (witch i payed for) that when you see black spots in the corner of the ceiling you might have bed bugs. go back a year when i got the apartment ive taken and sent pictures of black spots before i moved... Read more »
A landlord has an obligation to provide you, as the tenant, with a safe, clean, habitable home. If they fail to do that, you can bring an action against them to terminate the lease and seek damages. Whether or not you can build a case from the facts you've given is a separate issue, and it is...Read more »
My grandma lives in an apartment complex for elderly people and her son will getting out of prison in a week and her property manager told her that if he is caught on the premises they will call the cops and have him arrested for trespassing are they allowed to do that?? He has been in prison for... Read more »
Hello. I have a rental property and have tenants that’s been living there for almost 3 years. Every year I have to call them several times and contact 5 different people to get them to send over the new lease agreement. Every other month I’m getting letters from waste management threatening to... Read more »
If your tenant is on a month-to-month lease then yes, you can terminate that lease by sending them a 30-day notice of termination. I would recommend sending it to them certified mail so that you have proof of acceptance. Once the 30 day period has passed their lease is terminated. However, you...Read more »
charged a penalty of $1000/month for us living here. Sounds like they have an issue with the mortgage company (maybe they weren’t allowed to rent the property) and haven’t offered anything more than return our deposit the day we vacate. We were supposed to be gone by today and have been unable... Read more »
In Indiana, your landlord cannot remove you from the property without a court order in the form of an eviction. It sounds like your landlord might not actually be the owner of the property, but either a tenant themselves who is subleasing this property to you or they may not have been authorized to...Read more »
The landlord sent a letter to me stating she was terminating the lease and that this letter served as her 30 day notice. I objected but she said she had the right to terminate the lease with the 30 day notice. I did tell her I would need some kind of compensation. She said no to that.
There are a very narrow set of circumstances where a landlord could unilaterally terminate the lease, usually owing to destruction of the property due to a natural disaster or fire. If you had a six month lease though, then that is how long the landlord is liable to rent the property to you: six...Read more »
If your lease agreement does not allow for sub-tenants and the tenants are in violation of your lease agreement you can evict them for being in breach of the lease. It would be best to notify them first in writing that they are violating the terms of the lease agreement and give them their 10 day...Read more »
I live in section 8 housing and received a letter dated 2/20/2020 that states my rent has been increased from $204 to $509 effective 1/1/2020. My husband and I don't work any more than we did last year and aside from the alarming increase, is this even legal considering they're notifying us nearly... Read more »
Consult with whomever handles your Section 8 housing. Rent increases and notification for rent increases are strictly controlled under Section 8 housing, with notification being required to be sent to both the tenant and the housing authority and approval has to be obtained by the housing authority...Read more »
Your landlord can enter your apartment with reasonable notice (usually 24 hours) for purposes of inspection, repairs, maintenance, etc., even if you have been evicted but not moved out yet. Your landlord may also enter your apartment for emergency repairs in order to prevent further damage or to...Read more »
This has been going on for over a month. They say it's fixed and critters still up there scratching. My daughter is scared to be here at night from the noise. I'm about to move out and pay the fee for a buy out but dont feel I should have to due to reason for moving.
There really is no fixed time, it depends on the situation. Generally, 14-30 days will be given as the benchmark. You need to make sure that you document all of your efforts to communicate the issue to the landlord, as well as their efforts to correct the problem. You should also seriously consider...Read more »
Yes, this is called a "damages hearing" and you are required to appear. You will have the opportunity to dispute any charges the landlord is claiming. In many courts, the parties are allowed to speak in advance of the hearing to sort out any disputes. If you do not appear, the judge may award the...Read more »
Part of your question might have gotten left off in uploading. If you could repost with additional details (do not include personal information), that might enable an Indiana attorney to meaningfully assess the matter. Good luck
You would get the most meaningful input here from an Indiana attorney who knows landlord-tenant law. But your question remains open for four weeks and you include Environmental/Health Care as categories. If your apprehension about disturbing your landlord is based on a fear of creating expense, you...Read more »
Landlord considers this "minor maintenance," but again, lease leaves a gray area. It specifically lists light bulbs and furnace filters, but not water filters. Also, replacing filters is good for the long-term health of the appliance they own and provide via the lease, so Indiana Code would... Read more »
Water damage was never addressed. Landlord says after initial leak fixed, there must have been additional leaks not reported that contributed to water damage. Therefore, I was responsible for the water damage. I have a text I sent notifying them of the leak and water damage. Should that text be... Read more »
No one here will be able to give you a yes or no answer as to whether or not a single piece of evidence is enough to win a case or obtain a judgment against another individual or entity. A lawyer can only give you their informed professional opinion on a case after reviewing all of the facts and...Read more »
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