3 day notice came while I was in the hospital delivering my daughter. After discharged I turned in a prc voucher for a portion of the past due balance, but received an eviction notice a few days after. For the original full amount of the past due balance. Would the landlord have to resubmit... Read more »
If landlord accepts any payment after starting the eviction process, then landlord must start all over again. But if a partial payment is made and accepted, a landlord can file an eviction after that, since the rent was not paid in full.
Signed a lease in July 2014 with a written end date of July 2015. Terms stated lease does automatically renew unless 60 days notice is given. We have never signed a new lease renewal. I gave my landlord 60 days notice that I want to leave on January 31, 2020, but they are claiming we are breaking... Read more »
The 60 days notice is required to terminate the lease at its normal expiration date, July 2020, and not have it auto renew. You will have to negotiate an early termination with landlord on whatever terms landlord will accept. Landlord is under no obligation to terminate early. The lease is a...Read more »
It could be considered a retaliatory eviction. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local real estate attorney to review the facts and advise you. An eviction is a permanent public record that can make it difficult to rent from a landlord who checks the records. So talk to an attorney to work...Read more »
If landlord sues you for the damages, you can counterclaim for failure to provide an itemized list of charges against your security deposit, and potentially recover twice the amount of the deposit, plus your attorney fees. But landlord might not bother to sue you, and instead, could just make an...Read more »
Landlord first gives a Notice to Leave. If tenant does not leave, landlord then filed the eviction. An eviction is a permanent court record that can make it difficult for you to rent from a landlord who checks. So if you are leaving anyway, work it out with landlord to avoid having the eviction...Read more »
The lease agreement was signed by one of three tenants named on the agreement in order to join a wait list for an apartment in March 2020. The landlord did not provide the address or start date on the lease agreement because they were not sure what units would be available at the time we would be... Read more »
The landlord can sue the one who did sign. The court would then determine if the lease is valid with missing information and with a specific apartment not identified. It depends on what the lease says and all the circumstances in which it was signed.
It might or might not be a valid eviction, depending on what basis the landlord uses to file the eviction. The judge at the eviction hearing will decide. But an eviction is a permanent public record, that can make it difficult for them to rent from a landlord who checks the records. So consider...Read more »
The law is not that specific. Here is Ohio Section 5321.05: "The tenant shall not unreasonably withhold consent for the landlord to enter into the dwelling unit in order to inspect the premises, make ordinary, necessary, or agreed repairs, decorations, alterations, or improvements, deliver...Read more »
landlord has failed to do all repairs: ac/heat flooring, plumbing. There are mths that he will say pay me $300 TODAY. He will send an email confirming. I went to put my money in escrow and was told he is not the owner/landlord so it would be difficult to do that since the business that is listed no... Read more »
1 month late previous month to that i was 2 weeks late but have always paid and told landlord i had said monies i had to pull out of savings took a picture of the check monday and was served today i didn't deposit the check because of no answer on their end. I even sent a pic of the check which i... Read more »
A landlord does not have to accept any late rent payments and can proceed with an eviction. The court will schedule the eviction hearing a couple weeks later, and if it orders an eviction, would typically give you 7 days to move. You possibly could delay the eviction by filing an answer to the...Read more »
If he is causing property damage, file an eviction. The court will schedule the hearing a couple weeks later, and then give him 7 days to get out. There is no "90 days free." Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney to review the lease and the facts, and represent you in filing the...Read more »
5 year relationship I paid 100% of down payment and closing cost. He is the loan holder. Do I have any rights? Other than being trusting and stupid. Can he just throw my belongings out and change the locks
If you name is not on the deed, then you were a tenant. You can sue him for wrongful eviction and the cost of the damaged property. You can file a claim in small claims court up to $6000. Check the local court web site for the forms and process.
After they gave a 14 day verbal I let them know that I will look into renter's rights. They went to her 2 days later and said a utility will be disconnected in 3 days ( they are in the landlords name because they claim the property as their primary residence even though my daughter has rented from... Read more »
If landlord does not follow the proper eviction procedure, tenant can sue landlord for wrongful eviction. If landlord turns off the water, tenant can report that to the local building dept., which might order landlord to turn it back on. If landlord files an eviction, that is a permanent court...Read more »
It depends on how carefully the lease designated the premises that you are renting. If it does not specifically include garage, then it might not. If you can't work it out with landlord, use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local real estate attorney to review the lease and communicate with...Read more »
There is nothing that specific in the law. Advise landlord of the problem in writing, and if not fixed, you can start paying your rent into escrow with the local court. Check the court web site for the rent escrow process.
I have had a flooding issues twice, consecutively, and I was notified by the other landlord (not our own), that the previous renter of our unit had multiple issues with the same flooding, and the landlord did nothing about it. She ultimately moved out due to the flooding. I'm trying to find out if,... Read more »
Landlord does not have to disclose prior problems. If the problems continue and landlord does not fix them promptly, a tenant can give landlord written notice, and then start paying rent into escrow with the local court. Check the court web site for the escrow process.
i let this family live there because they had lost their home due to being evicted, for non payment of rent, i found out after the fact. i want to sell the home/land/mineral rights, and walk away. we have no money for a lawyer, its just me and 4 children. any advice is appreciated.
Unfortunately, "should" is not a legal term. You can sue landlord in small claims court for the cost of the hotel. The court will determine if landlord breached the lease by not providing habitable premises and is liable to reimburse you. Try to work it out with landlord, or check the local...Read more »
Apt complex pressured me into renewing our lease, with scare tactics, while we were shopping for a home. Now we are under contract and they will not break the lease. They say they cannot void due to fair housing act? I thought that was more for discrimination in leasing not breaking the lease. I... Read more »
They do not have to offer an early lease termination. If you leave and stop paying, and they sue, they do have an obligation to mitigate their loss, but if they have other vacant apartments, the court would decide if they have to fill yours first, or all the other vacancies before yours.
My son is on an IEP at school & before signing a lease, I asked the landlord, if we were good tenants, would there be any problems when It came time to renew, as I didn't want to have to uproot my child from this program. He assured me everything would be fine. My 3 year lease was about to end in 6... Read more »
That is a difficult situation, made worse by the landlord taking advantage of you, but landlord has no legal obligation to renew a lease. And if there are no local rent control ordinances, landlord can raise rent on a new lease. If you are now on a month to month, either you or landlord can...Read more »
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