No. There have been some changes along those lines but nothing so broad. Toledo for example passed an ordinance that says landlords cannot reject applicants solely because they rely upon vouchers to help pay their rent. But it doesn't go into effect for about two months and there is nothing...View More
my lease expired in Jan 2020 and the house is for sale. But according to the paperwork from the courts, it will go to sheriff's sale. Do I need to move? Can I be evicted? Should I still pay rent to the landlady?
If sold at sheriff's sale, you'll have to talk to the new owner about staying. But the owner can ask you to leave, and evict you if you don't, although some tenants might be protected from eviction because of the limits on evicting some tenants because of the virus.
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.
Company lost money order after move in. Instructed me to request refund from western union, there has been delays due to Covid-19 and rental company giving inaccurate information about what money order was lost. Constantly being harassed by notices posted on my door and emails stating I need to pay... View More
They can't force you out. They would have to evict you to get you out, and that could take weeks. So don't let them bully you. Try to get the refund a soon as possible. If you make any rent payment, be sure to always get a signed receipt. Otherwise, you can't prove you paid, and...View More
He is supposed to have a lease through June 30th and the lease spells out that the security deposit shall not be used as last months rent. He wants to use security deposit for May rent and move out a month early, because he found a house that he's buying. He also stated his wife lost her job... View More
OH court activity is suspended in Ohio. You can file an eviction complaint with the court, but an eviction hearing might not take place for a couple months. If tenant moves out sooner, that won't help you. But an eviction filing is a permanent court record that can make it difficult to rent...View More
Ohio is under the emergency orders from the governor to stay at home and to self-quarantine. It is unlikely that any local governments have passed specific virus-related ordinances -- but they could have. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney who can check for local ordinances.
Evictions can still be filed with the court, but eviction hearings and many other court activities are currently suspended in OH. When courts re-open, the hearings will resume, and you could be evicted then. An eviction is a permanent court record that can make it difficult for you to rent from a...View More
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