My friend went to rehab and got kicked out. We were allowing him to stay until his grandfather's funeral. We found out he stole some of my step-father's pain medication. When he was asked to leave he got violently upset, stated he lived here because he has stuff here. He's stating I... Read more »
Under those circumstances, you should formally evict him. Since there was no agreement as to rent, you need to give him 30 days advance written notice of the termination of any tenancy rights he may have. If he doesn’t leave by then, you will need to file an eviction case in your local justice...Read more »
I'd need more information to be able to answer your question more fully; however, as a general rule no one is entitled to possession of a decedent's personal property until an executor or an administrator is appointed for his or...Read more »
I am currently going through an eviction. The hearing took place on the 10th of January. I filed an appeal but was unable to pay the registry which was by the 17th of January. I was always in contact with the apt management and they have given me until today to make the rent.... Read more »
Probably your best strategy at this point is to negotiate an extension of your move out date with your landlord. This may be in the form of a forbearance agreement whereby you pay the landlord a lump sum in cash to postpone your move out date.
I went to get the money order. I sent my boyfriend in there to pay. As I'm laying down. My boyfriend ask me what is that on my wall by the front door. The landlord put a 3day vacate inside my home. I wasn't late. I always pay rent on the Third every month. Never had a problem. I told her... Read more »
I think both you and your landlord do not understand your respective rights.
Since the exact language of your 2019 lease is very important in addressing the issues raised in your question, I advise you to take your 2019 lease to a lawyer who practices residential landlord-tenant law for a...Read more »
The lease gives the property managers permission to enter the apartment when the tenant is not present, without notice, or permission. It also allows the property managers to break any windows/doors to enter. Is this legal?
Yes. Ordinarily, breaking in isn’t necessary because property management has a key for routine maintenance, inspection, pest control, etc. But every once in a while, you get a tenant who changes the lock.
Been together for 7+ years. Says we are common law married and she will get everything in the divorce. She doesn't work, Just started Getting SS (unknown $), Medicare/Medicaid about a year ago. She doesn't work never has work long so I ASSUME her SS is around $700. Prior to that I paid... Read more »
How long you lived together is irrelevant. In order to form a common law marriage, you must have an agreement to be married, must have held yourself out to others as spouses, and lived together as husband and wife in Texas (how long is irrelevant).
Usually, in the event of a fire like this, you would submit a claim under your own renter’s insurance policy to your insurance company. Most such policies provide for both temporary living arrangements as well as replacing your personal property.
The home seller in this case specializes in buying extremely distressed properties, hiring cheap labor to fix them up, then offers them to people with poor credit at high interest. One of the contractors who worked on a lot of the houses entered into verbal agreement to buy two houses on two... Read more »
Hello, I got evicted of February 2020. I left my apartment to my roommate who failed to pay, and decided to abandon the apartment without my knowledge. We got evicted and it went to court and I didn’t show up because I didn’t know this was happening. Now it is on my Rental credit report that a... Read more »
We have complained to police and they said the owner needs to vacate the squatters, public utilities have contacted owner too for pirating utilities and still nothing. It’s been going on 2 years. Drug trafficking daily and appears prostitution. I’ve seen children there too and contacted... Read more »
If you have a private interest in land as a current owner, occupant, or holder of an easement, and these conditions have substantially interfered with your interest in the use and enjoyment of land, and these conditions have an injury to you (which could be harm to your person, harm to your...Read more »
We lived in an apartment in Leander for 4 years. The management company sent us an itemized letter for replacing everything from carpets to light bulbs that was $2k. Some of these items are routine apartment responsibilities. We are trying to figure out what is fair and are they miscalculating the... Read more »
In the absence of language in a lease agreement to the contrary, your landlord can only charge you for abnormal damage to the premises and not for ordinary wear and tear. With respect to carpet, the fabric tends to become threadbare and the color fades over time as part of normal wear and tear....Read more »
I have been subleasing a single room from a woman. At the end with my subleasing I gave her a 30-day notice and paid for the full month of December. Even though I paid for the full month of December I moved into the new apartment mid-December. She said because of this it was not a 30-day notice... Read more »
A vrbo guest left a travel breast pump filled with milk in the fridge at check out. The housekeeper did not know the container was a pump and threw it away when cleaning the house. Now the guest is demanding reimbursement for the pump he left in the fridge.
Vrbo’s T&Cs do not contain any provisions addressing personal property left behind by guests and instead defers to the terms of the rental agreement between the host and guest with the caveat that any such terms must be included in the host’s online listing for the property.
i have a 18 yr old son who has been very disrespectful, abusive and threatening to me and my wife with bad behaviour. He doesnt want to follow any house rules. Have dropped out of the college, being out whole night, comes back in the morning and sleeps whole day. When we ask him to change is... Read more »
Unfortunately, there is not a court with jurisdiction over an 18-year-old adult. This is not an issue that can be resolved within the legal system (nor should you want it to). If he doesn't want to abide by the house rules, then he should no longer be allowed to live in the house.
Is my landlord legally responsible for the excess charges of my electric bill for a faulty a/c issue that not only caused mold to our apartment unit but doubled our electricity bill up to $400 for 3 months straight (onset to full remediation was 3 months & we were not in the unit for 2 1/2... Read more »
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