I contacted township due to safety concerns I had over removal of leaking oil tank in my basement. Landlords then repeatedly threatened to evict. County DOH came out to inspect. Landlords insist they don’t have to “accommodate” my schedule making repairs required by DOH. Won’t provide... Read more »
Become proactive. Open an escrow checking or savings account. Notify in writing ( best to use certified mail return receipt required) to the Landlord that the monthly rent will be placed into the escrow account until all required repairs are scheduled to your satisfaction and are completed by...Read more »
You question fails to state whether the lease was in writing or not. Leases for more than a year must be writing to be enforceable. You may by following statutory Court procedure seek to evict the existing tenants. If the lease is in writing, I do not believe that you will be successful in any...Read more »
I am a decent tenant paying rent each month and following lease. I live in NJ. I got bathroom ceiling leak problem since 1 month. LL says this is due to tenant living upstairs using extra hose and not keeping bathroom floor dry enough. LL says they tried to request him to remove attachment as... Read more »
Open an escrow checking account. Pay into that account an amount equal to the withheld rent on a timely basis. In form the LL that you will release the escrow to him once the necessary repairs are performed. Be sure that the amount of rent withheld is reasonable considering the work to be done.
The first thing that you should do is proceed to enforce collection of the judgment. The procedure involves utilizing the services of a Court Officer. You may wish to begin by either doing the necessary paper work yourself, retain a credit adjustment company, or retain the services of an attorney....Read more »
I have a cat and dog. I pay extra on rental insurance for my dog. My dog got into a fight with the neighbors dog which both were at fault and no dog was injured. Now my landlord said I have to get rid of all animals. I have had both cat and dog for the 17 years I've lived there
The answer depends on the language in the lease covering pets. If the is no such language, what agreement had been reached when the pet issued was first approved. Also remember that most lease have an ant- waiver provision that means that if the landlord fails to enforce a provision in the lease...Read more »
In NJ, by law, the Landlord can only take a month and a half security deposit, must deposit the money into a tenant interest bearing trust account, and provide with name of bank, account number and bank address. Also, prior to moving in the Landlord must provide with a Certificate of Habitability...Read more »
At one of the HOA meetings I attended (virtually) I asked if I could display the American Flag that had the thin blue and red line honoring firefighters and police officers (I have both of these heroes in my family) and one the members of the ARB barely let me finish my sentence before saying no... Read more »
This is a complicated question which requires an examination of the organic documents of the HOA as well as a review of the history of the HOA in permitting outside displays. Are front door or outdoor terrace railing displays permitted by the HOA? Are flags permitted to be displayed for Flag Day?
Send a letter to the Landlord that he must take steps to have the camera removed or made inoperative. Further state that this must be accomplished immediately. Include a statement that rent will be withheld until the camera is no longer working. If you withhold the rent, tell the landlord you will...Read more »
I moved into an apartment knowing that the vinyl flooring was already discolored and worn out. Soon after, the flooring began expelling noxious fumes and black dots were appearing all over the floor. I bought two expensive electrostatic air purifiers towers to help me breath better at first, and... Read more »
If there is a written lease, review the lease to see what provisions are included in the lease concerning repairs. If there is no written lease, you have a valid argument that the floor repair is the landlord's responsibilty.
If there is a written lease, the obligation to repair should be governed by the terms of the lease. If no written lease, I believe since the flooring is part of the structure, the obligation to repair is on the landlord.
My landlord said they will not renew my lease,after sending me one notice to Cease,In regards to my son smoking weed in the hallway,They then called me to the office to speak with me about another incident reported to them by the maintenance man, I stated that it was not true,so upon me responding... Read more »
Sending the certified letter you suggested would not violate the “no contact” directive of the restraining order? He won’t pay for removal, I’m sure, so can My sister take him to small claims court without violating no contact directive?
I was unaware of the "No Contact" order. So file a complaint in small claims for cost of removal. You can fo this pro se. Go to www.NJCourts.gov. The Claims Division may decide not to hear the matter as the appropriate Court would be the one that issued the 'No Contact' order...Read more »
My sister in NJ allowed a disabled vet friend (at the time) to live in her house in exchange for help with upkeep of the premises, which he did not do as time passed. He gave her money towards his groceries. There was no written agreement and no lease.
I live at the apartment complex and my vehicle was towed. I normally park in the garage that I pay an extra $100 To park in. I had it parked in the garage for a few days and took it out to run some errands. Today I come outside to Move it and to my surprise, it’s gone. It’s funny that I emailed... Read more »
File a pro se (representing yourself) action in Small Claims Court naming the Landlord and Towing company as co-defendants. If you go to NJCourts. gov on the web, you find find the necessary information to proceed. This way, a judge will decide which party is in the right.
The current tenants lease will expire soon. I provided notice that we will be selling the home and the lease terms denote that we can show the home to prospective renters/buyers. He is denying us access to the show the home to prospective buyers using concerns of covid exposure as the rationale. Is... Read more »
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