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.
The tenant said she has involved an agency to help her for August and September's rent. Before October she agreed to pay the amount equivalent to a month rent on the 1st. However, she refused to add the late fee since she was paying on time. I explained to her that she needed to include the... Read more »
The written lease that she signed specifies what late fees she incurs. If she doesn't pay the full amount of all rent and late fees, then you can file for an eviction. But she might be protected by the recent federal guidelines from the Center for Disease Control that protects some tenants...Read more »
After renewing her lease, my mom fell and was hospitalized and spent 4 months in rehabilitation therapy and is now in assisted living facility. Moved her stuff out and notified property manager of the situation via email and offered to work with them on scheduling and key return while moving her... Read more »
No, that does not give an option to break the lease. Tenant is responsible for the rent for the full term of the lease until its expiration. If rent is not paid, landlord can sue for the rent, minus any rent landlord collects from a new tenant.
new landlord. . who we were never introduced to by the old. After we move he is trying to sue for back rent we owed before he sold the property. We only ever signed a first year lease. Never signed a month to month. Can he do that?
Ohio law allows landlord to do showing after giving reasonable (24 hour) notice. But there isn't anything landlord can do to force you, if you refuse for health concerns. but landlord could file an eviction. Try to work it out with landlord.
If you don't have a written lease, but are a month to month tenant, landlord can terminate your occupancy at the end of any month by giving at least 30 days' written notice. It must be in writing. Verbal notice is not valid. So don't tell her that. Having a tenant in the property...Read more »
They both want to pay next month and have the apt, but not together. We want them both to move, and gave the 30 day termination notice to both Lessee and occupants, but who should we accept rent from for the final month? Are we obligated to deal only w/ him as the technical Lessee? If we take her... Read more »
A month to month lease runs on a calendar month if rent is normally due on the 1st. So a 30 day notice terminates the lease on the last day of the month. Notice given now would terminate the lease on Oct. 31. If they are not out on Nov. 1, then give a 3 day notice to vacate, and if they...Read more »
There is no requirement for a landlord to replace worn carpet or tile. A tenant should discuss the condition of those with a landlord before moving in, and document them with photos, since the landlord could charge the tenant for excessive wear when the tenant moves out. Tenant is not responsible...Read more »
Manager entered our apartment with any form on contact before doing so while my wife was asleep naked and daughter was sleeping. Got to the bedroom door before announcing himself and my wife freaked out and tried to cover up as quickly as possible, he proceeded to stand there and stare at her while... Read more »
You can file a police report, but they are unlikely to do anything. You could sue the apartment owner for trespass. Talk to the owner about the manager's unauthorized entry. Put an interior lock on the door.
Our leasing office came over one morning unannounced disccusing with us possible options on place they had available that was larger then where we were. So they came over with the paper work for us to sign to lock in the price. With that they also said it wasn't a lease and that we can opt out... Read more »
Attorney's need to see what you documents you are referring to to give you an opinion. It sounds like it is a rental agreement that requires you to give 60 days notice before leaving. If you did not sign anything you could give them 30 days notice and leave.
Please see Ohio Revised Code 5321.16 Procedures for security deposits. As far as I can tell from reading the law it seems landlords are required to send an itemized security deposit list regardless of whether or not there is back rent owed. Can you still collect damages if they fail to provide the... Read more »
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