I moved here two years ago and signed a 12 month lease. Shortly before that 12 month period was over, I received an email that, per my lease agreement, my lease will be renewed for another 12 month period. Fast forward a year and now that 12 month period is up and I never received a renewal... Read more »
I'm an international scholar who is renting an apartment. I'm seeking guidance to see if there is any law that protects me since I feel at an utter disadvantage for not knowing the law. I have contacted the management and landlord himself in numerous occasions about my repairs and they... Read more »
Check your local court web site for the rent escrow process by which you pay your rent to the court into escrow. The court will then have the landlord come and explain what is being done to fixt the problems. If not enough, the court can terminate your lease so you can move and return your rent...Read more »
We both the house from his brother and have a title to the house. The house came with the land that house directly sits on. He's constantly saying that if we don't pay him $X amount each month he will call the sherriff and have us removed. We pay our own property taxes as it is. His mom... Read more »
You'll have to retain a local real estate attorney to review all the relevant real estate records to determine who has what specific rights to the house, land, any easements, etc. Use the Find a Lawyer tab.
I have had 2 open heart surgeries & currently have an artificial heart valve, also am very susceptible to infections. The manager who runs this place like a juvenile detention center, decides to put out a paper that says there's going to be surprise inspections this week, no date or time... Read more »
Ive been living in my apartment for almost 3 years and have never been asked to nor told to pay rent and now my landlord/home owner is asking for a $350 deposit plus $350 in rent ia that legal ? Also i have no house key nor a lease agreement which ive asked for since he asked for rent money. He... Read more »
You are considered a tenant at will - you are there at the will of the owner. The owner can force you out if you don't comply with the demand to start paying rent. Owner is not obligated to give you a lease or a key. If you don't start paying rent, the owner can give you a written...Read more »
she is trying to take ownership of my trailer. She re evicted me in September even when I wasnt living there. September 29th showed up with Her husbands towing company and the sheriff of Lodi, ohio and Cut my locks and came into my trailer. Then proceeded to take all the things we left in it and... Read more »
Unfortunately, there probably is not much you can do. Ohio law requires landlord to give reasonable notice, typically 24 hours, but there is no penalty if a landlord doesn't. You could call the police and say landlord is trespassing, but they are unlikely to do anything. The legal system...Read more »
my lease expired in Jan 2020 and the house is for sale. But according to the paperwork from the courts, it will go to sheriff's sale. Do I need to move? Can I be evicted? Should I still pay rent to the landlady?
If sold at sheriff's sale, you'll have to talk to the new owner about staying. But the owner can ask you to leave, and evict you if you don't, although some tenants might be protected from eviction because of the limits on evicting some tenants because of the virus.
Today is Tuesday and my son was taken to the hospital on Friday night. Since Friday night, my son's landlord had been harassing me about his animals and the rent. The rent isn't due until Nov 1. My son's best friend is taking care of his pets. She feeds them and lets them out a few... Read more »
There really is no way you can keep landlord out. The landlord has the right to inspect the premises upon giving notice, and he has given notice. And there is no practical way to prevent him from sending them to the shelter. In theory, you could go to court and try to get an injunction, but who...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 »
It depends on what your lease says about having other occupants stay in your premises. If she tries to evict you, then use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local real estate attorney who handles eviction matters to review the situation and advise you. Note that an eviction is a permanent public...Read more »
You'll have to work it out with landlord. If you signed a lease, then fail to move in and pay rent, landlord can sue you for breach of the lease. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local real estate attorney who can review the lease and all the facts, and then advice you of your options...Read more »
You'll have to retain a local attorney to review the lease, the renewal provisions, and all the facts and then represent you if landlord files an eviction. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to find a local attorney who handles evictions.
Does a landlord need to give both tenants notice prior to entry or work being done? Right now the downstairs is empty and I live upstairs, and random workers keep coming in to do work downstairs without our knowledge. It can be unsettling finding a random person in the house, so I want to know... Read more »
There are no landlord-tenant laws specific to duplex units. Landlord must give tenant reasonable notice before entry, typically 24 hours. But there is no real penalty if landlord doesn't. You could call the police, but they are unlikely to do anything. Landlord-tenant law is at this link:...Read more »
Prior to the eviction notice, I was served 3 days to vacate the premises. I contacted the rental office to rectify and renew, I was told they could not. I appeared in court, but the judge dismissed the case due rental company accepting payments and different lease expiration dates. What rights do... Read more »
If your rent becomes past due again, landlord must follow the proper eviction process, which requires a 3 day notice, then filing an eviction complaint. If landlord does not follow the proper process, then attend the eviction hearing and testify accordingly. The federal Center for Disease Control...Read more »
I moved in with my mom to a rental property in July of 2020. She completely screwed me after we moved in and took over the house. So I want to leave. I’m not in a formal lease. I’m just in a month to month agreement with my landlord. I never signed anything. I want to leave soon but my landlord... Read more »
It depends on landlord. If landlord files an eviction, he would probably name both you and your mother, and that becomes a permanent court record that could make it difficult for you to rent from a landlord who checks. So try to work it out with landlord to avoid that.
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