My landlord is refusing to return my security deposit being that I ended the lease early. However he breached the terms of the lease on multiple occasions. He entered the property without adequate notice or any notice at all. He bug bombed the house causing my roommate to become ill. He also failed... Read more »
Generally he can't hold the security deposit. however he can make a claim for the balance of the lease though he has an obligation to find a tenant. A lot depends on who did what when. Suggest you consult a lawyer who handles landlord tenant issues. If you're eligible for Legal Aid that would be...Read more »
You should hire an attorney. Suggest you contact legal services, find out which of their housing unit lawyers is now in private practice, and hire them as they know all the defenses and can get around them.
In a nutshell, tenant had written month to month lease signed less than 6 months ago, but lived there for 17 month on verbal lease. Tenant ended their written lease agreement with a 30 day notice on the 1st of month. I acknowledged the lease ending and noted that I expect tenant to move out at the... Read more »
I am getting divorced. My boyfriend offered for me to move in with him and even said not to worry about paying house expenses. There was no agreement or discussion about rent. After about two months we broke up and I left. Now he is demanding I pay him rent for the time I was there and wants... Read more »
He can ask. That doesn't mean you are obligated. There was no agreement as terms hadn't been discussed and accepted. Just politely say "that was never discussed. I'm sorry you feel that way but I don't see that I owe that." leave it there. I assume you have all your stuff out and are in a...Read more »
Hi I live in PA and I’m currently renting. I am in the process of buying a house. The offer has been accepted I just need to get it inspected and sign closing papers. My lease says it ends October 31 and we already paid last months rent when we began the lease.
Under the circumstances, there is no agreement as she left without apparently you or she coming to terms. If you came to terms, it starts when she leaves the items. Assuming her vacation isn't the Endless Summer, have her get the stuff out when she gets back.
I have an active investigation open with the Pennsylvania Utility Commission over an outstanding bill that I am disputing. He got an email stating they are shutting me off and he needs to be there to let them in. #1 Wants to charge me 50 dollars an hour while he waits for PGW. #2 Threatened me with... Read more »
I have lived here for 3 years, with my 2 children, both under two. Always pay rent on time and don't cause any trouble. We moved from a one bedroom here, to one of their 2 bedrooms. Landlord never renewed our lease, so we have been here for 2 years without a lease. Today, July 16, he brought us,... Read more »
So a few days ago we tied our dog outside and went in to get the watering can. Within that time(30 secs) our neighbor was outside with our dog saying he got loose and ran up to someone. No one was around to ask what happened(victim or otherwise) 30 mins later cops our at our dog for a report on a... Read more »
I know he can evict me but he has been threatening to make me hate life, has made sexual advances, I have small children my only concern is that he cannot make me leave immediately I am trying to save up to move I just don't have the money yet and he hasn't served me an actual eviction notice at... Read more »
Normally, for cases in a Court of Common Pleas, you've got 10 days to file a post-sentence motion after the date of sentencing -- and that could include a request for a new trial. If that post-sentence motion is denied, you've got 30 days from the date of denial to file an appeal to the Superior...Read more »
He's finally taking us to court after only telling us we had to leave. He's reasoning is months ago I was being physical and emotional abuse. My ex has been in jail for almost 7mos. And all of a sudden that's his reason. Is he able to do this? I also have children that attend school
I do not know the substantive law in your state, by in my state and most places, a month-to-month lease means that the tenant can give sufficient notice and terminate the tenancy and the landlord can do the same. If a tenant wants to prevent a landlord from terminating, then she should sign a...Read more »
The family member has started a job and has not paid me anything to help cover my bills each month. He has caused me so much trouble since with accusations but not threats. He doesn't help me out around the house either when it comes to household chores inside the home. He sees that I have a health... Read more »
If it's your house and he's an adult I suggest you can change the locks but rather than do anything drastic, suggest you talk to a counselor about how to do it and what to say and how to say it. It's your house, you control who lives there. (you wouldn't want him paying rent because then he'd have...Read more »
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