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I am sorry to hear this.There are certainly other lawyers who would agree to send to the landlord a letter without being retained and without your having to pay that amount of money.The phrase used in the lease was not a good idea. It gives the landlord a lot of leeway which he should not have.The landlord is not legally entitled to enter the premises without good reason unless the lease allows him to do so and he certainly cannot take things from your unit.I suggest that you do retain a lawyer to send him a letter threatening a lawsuit. A letter from a lawyer is not usually expensive and often does the trick.
You can contact the Law Society and use their Lawyer Referral Service. You will be given the name of a lawyer and can consult with the lawyer and the first half hour will be free.
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If he is stealing things for me than for sure call the police.You need to call around to various lawyers. There are lawyers who don't have very many clients who will be very happy to write a letter for you for about $200.
Firstly, if there is a right answer whether you pay for it or not, whether you find out in person or not, the answer is still the only answer you can get.
Also, I am only suggesting that you pay a lawyer to write a letter. I am in no way suggesting that you pay thousands of dollars. If you have to sue the landlord you can self represent can sue for up to $25,000 in Small Claims Court.
I also suggested calling the police, which of course will not cost you anything and may actually work on its own.