I have been putting in maintenance requests for a lot of things in my apartment, like it's been 7 times and I've called the supervisor and I've called corporate of the apartments, no one has helped me not one time. They never fulfill my requests. So can I withhold rent to get stuff fixed ? How do I... Read more »
If the maintenance requests are such that need to be made as they materially affect your health and the costs are $100, you can write a notice to the landlord of the requested repairs that if they are not repaired within 14 days, that you will do so at their expense. If they don't make the repairs...Read more »
My employer emailed me on November 19, 2018 that I "would be allowed to stay in the house through December 31, 2018." I have received no other eviction notice. This is my permanent home. I live in Oklahoma. Is this proper notice to vacate?
Since your room and board was included with your employment and your employment ended on November 19, 2018, and you were given more than 390 days notice to vacate, it was proper as the terms of your tenancy was ties to your employment which ended more than 30 days before you were required to quit...Read more »
Landlords in Oklahoma are under the duty to make all repairs and do whatever is necessary to put and keep the tenant's dwelling unit and premises in a fit and habitable condition. If the house you leased just has the usual mice that almost every home does from time to time, it would be the tenants...Read more »
Can I get clarification as to the use of 'Null and Void' in the following contract stipulation? I would like to know if null and void would 'break the lease' in a way that absolves both the TENANT and the LEASER.
"Owner and Tenant have discussed potential for high... Read more »
I lived in a rent house and had a verbal agreement with my roommate (who DID sign the lease) that I would pay my portion of rent. I moved out after providing reasonable notice to my roommate and arranging a new person move in to take my place in the house. Now, 3 months after all of this, my former... Read more »
now the new landlord is trying to evict me for no reason. The verbal agreement between my old landlord and the new one was that if he sold the land to him that he would allow my family and i live there for as long as we needed until we found a place to buy for our mobile home. And he said he... Read more »
The verbal agreement between the old owner and the new owner of the land your mobile home sits upon is not enforceable by you. You have a tenancy of month to month and all the new owner has to do is give you 30 days notice to move your mobile home even if you are paying the rent.
My husband and i are in a lease with an apartment complex. i went on our apartments site and in our online documents it has our renters application. They filled it out while asking us the info. They also have the reports from doing the checks on if we were approved or not. My husband is listed on... Read more »
Just because your husband's application shows rejected and your SS# is wrong does not invalidate your lease. The landlord and tenant act of Oklahoma sets out what the landlord is responsible for in the providing of certain things in your leased premises. They cannot start a new lease without your...Read more »
Lease agreements generally have some provisions which permit a landlord to "inspect" their property. Without reading the lease, I can't give a good answer. Read it yourself, and if you think the landlord is abusing your rights to privacy, and want to terminate your lease see a lawyer for advice....Read more »
Difficult to answer without reading your lease. BUT, don't pay anything beyond rent due up to the time you leave. The landlord has a legal duty to try to rent your apartment to "mitigate" damages. If the unit rents promptly, you are only responsible for paying for the time it was not occupied. Good...Read more »
Easiest, cheapest, and fastest way is for her to go to the court clerk's office and file an eviction, called a forcible entry and detainer case against him in Small Claims Court. The court clerk will furnish the forms and answer her questions. She really won't need a lawyer, just take a copy...Read more »
I am a registered sex offender and have told her and asked her repeatedly to not bring her kids around me but still does and has threatened me over it and she has moved in her boyfriend and neither paying me half of the bills and rent that was agreed upon. I want them out and don't know what to do.
You can use the court to evict an individual on a verbal lease. This is done in small claims. See https://oklaw.org/issues/housing/landlord-and-tenant-problems?channel=know%2Dthe%2Dlaw&category=eviction
he is paying for electric, water, and internet. he is under no contract, and he is moving out next month, but he is leaving his stuff in the house and it valued at 100 thousand dollars. it is legal to get rid of his stuff? does the 10 day tenant rule apply to him? does the items in the house belong... Read more »
Without more facts this is difficult to answer. If there are profits, you are probably entitled to them. You should be entitled to an accounting for the income and expenses from whoever is managing the property. If you are dissatisfied you, as a tenant in common, have an absolute right for...Read more »
I moved into the property without the knowledge of it being deemed vacant and in foreclosure for 3 years. I also was under the impression that I was buying the house from the owner. Come to find out he cannot profit legally from this property without notifying the secondary debt collection company... Read more »
If you intend to break your lease, you must normally do so in writing and allow the landlord the opportunity to correct the problem. If it appears you may be losing your residence and have already paid the rent for that month, you may consider filing a claim in small claims court for the money...Read more »
We can't find liability insurance for the place because there are farm animals on the property. Now they have allowed 2 other people to live there. The home is substandard, to say the least. How do we protect ourselves in case of an injury/claim?
ager harassing residents, intimidating, them physically hurting a couple of them and trying to get some wrongfully evicted. Telling them who they can have come over and what they the resident can do around the property. My mother is one of them and this manager has her so nervious she is on blood... Read more »
Sorry, but in my opinion your mother doesn't have much of a case, and you are unlikely to find an attorney willing to take the case on a pro se basis (much less as a class action; class actions are much more complex and this fact pattern doesn't seem to merit a class action in any event). Also,...Read more »
If your landlord sells the property you are renting, you are still bound by the lease and the new owner is responsible for the landlord's obligations on the lease. There are some details about required written notification. See Title 41, section 119(C) of the Oklahoma statutes.
Title 41, section 118(A)(2) of the Oklahoma statutes requires landlords to "Make all repairs and do whatever is necessary to put and keep the tenant's dwelling unit and premises in a fit and habitable condition." Sub-paragraph (3) specifies that landlords must " Maintain in good and safe working...Read more »
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