My current lease ends at the end of Nov 2020. I received a certified letter back around August stating that my lease would automatically renew for another year unless I provided notice by September 1st.
Suffice to say, the letter was lost and this did not happen. I want to renew, but at a... Read more »
As to your first question, if a yearly lease automatically renews, it renews for the same period of time as the original lease. That's the law even if the lease doesn't say what the length of the renewal term is. In your situation, the lease said the renewal term would be for one year. As...Read more »
My Pennsylvania landlord advised me they are evicting me under "Pennsylvania Hotelkeepers Law" without any other reason given other then they need my room. Is this allowed under specific Pennsylvania precedent? Assuming the plain language in the statute applies about removing guests,... Read more »
I may be throughly thick, but would you ask your question again and include more information. Look at the lease and sign on the house: did you lease a room, a hotel room, an air bnb, a vacation room? Townships require rental licenses to lease houses and rooms, but the state requires real estate...Read more »
Only reason won't renewal lease cause she asked for repairs, which was hazardous, & apartments not in demand due to covid. She has autoimmune disorder, he didn't even give In writing, through text. Has nowhere to go. What can she do, as there was extension for eviction & non... Read more »
The Governor’s Executive Order prohibiting eviction as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic expired on August 31, 2020. The Governor has said he does not have the legal authority to extend the prohibition, but the Pennsylvania Legislature is currently considering extending it. Assuming this...Read more »
First, you should move out to protect your health. But immediately contact your local housing and health officials to (politely) demand an inspection of the property, because the sewage is an immediate danger to public health, and issue a report. Their report most likely will declare the property...Read more »
Your parents can declare him a trespasser and ask him to leave. What you need perhaps is to speak with the elder care advocate in your county. The police can do something if the parents want but they are the landowners
Contact your local Legal aid or Legal Services. If you have a lease, that will say how and when they can increase the rent. If there isn't a lease, you are a monthly tenant. He would normally have to give you a months notice before the rent goes up.
I was my parents Dural power of attorney since July of 2019, they renewed the year lease on October 1st of 2019 sadly he passed away just 19 days later my mom is an amputee can’t care for herself or be left alone she had Ben in out of hospital the office was closed due to covid as we are asked to... Read more »
My sons grandfather passed in 2015 and left his home to my son in his will. We've been living here since before he passed with him and continued to live here after. Two guys came walking into my house through the front door last week with the keys to the lock claiming they bought it in a... Read more »
If it is in the lease, send your landlord and reference the language in the lease. Advise them that if they do not provide the service you will hire someone to perform the service and deduct the cost from the rent you pay.
New tenant in the building is telling people who work in my office they are not allowed to stand in front of their office on the first floor. We have an awning on the building that protects from rain. I am not impeding the flow of traffic or talking to anyone. I work in the same building on a... Read more »
Depends on how the lease defines that space. If it's part of the public entrance, anyone can stand there. Your employer may want to suggest to the landlord some alternative or approach the business owner on the first floor.
Technically, you may have an argument. There does exist a case concerning a long-term commercial lease with a similar provision which held that a letter declaring a non-monetary default sent by an unknown lawyer was not effective because the unknown person didn’t identify himself as...Read more »
My gas Bill's tripled dec and Jan. $140 in dec and $193 jan. I live in an efficiency smaller than most hotel rooms. I paid less in 3 bedroom houses monthly in past even in winter. I keep bugging and disputing and landlords avoiding. Bill is due Friday. Can I call gas company out without his... Read more »
I assume that you live in a building which houses more than one tenant; that neither you nor any other tenant has its own gas meter; that you have lived at the building for a long time and that you have a written lease with a term longer than month-to-month; that you have read the lease carefully...Read more »
In P.A. The landlords need to wait for the time frame they gave in the “notice to Evict”, before going to the court to File a “Writ of Possession. My understand is Yes. If my hunch is right, can you be so kind as to let me know to case laws to look up, please. Thank you
In Pennsylvania, a law called the Landlord/Tenant Act tells landlords what they must do to evict a tenant. The landlord has to follow this law no matter the reason for the eviction. (This law may not apply if you are staying in a rooming or boarding home, or are a guest in a hotel/motel.)
They told me it is because my rent was a special rate at the time I signed the lease. However the realtor and the rental company failed to disclose this information before I signed the lease. My rent is now going from 1250 to 2725. Is there anything I can do?
Not much you can do, except move out. If the rental market in your area for tenants is not good, you may ask the landlord for a short term renewal for a few months so you have some time to find a new apartment. Make sure it’s a “ renewal” as opposed to an “extension” because a...Read more »
Do we have to pay the whole month for January? He wants us to pay 2,000 by January 17 for Security deposit and rent, also the house has a basement and my brother in law rents it and will be paying my father in law but will be using water and electricity which will be in our bill. Please help me... Read more »
Sounds like your problem is that you don't have a written lease - and that's why you have unanswered questions. A written lease will explicitly set out the lease term (when it starts, and ends, and for how long). A written lease will also determine on what date your rent is due, and...Read more »
I have been invited to live with my sister in law, I've been here for 2 months and the utilities are in my name. Apparently the landlord didnt know and he told them I had to leave by friday but no written notice. I dont want my family evicted but I dont want to be forced out without time to... Read more »
If there is a lease that governs who can living in the property--as far as number of adults. These are frowned upon, however the question is why does the landlord have an issue with it? Technically if the tennant pays rent, barring a lease provision there should not be a problem. If there is no...Read more »
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