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PLEASE NOTE: the provided complaint link is expired and the phone number is XXXXX The the other link contains useless information.
I have no proof. I have statements made by a representative of lessee and both a personal, and later, private phone conversation with a high-level executive of the property management company.
What substantiation is required by me to leverage this information into immediate action and possible financial remedy for 11 months of paying a higher rent in an apartment I've compromised my budget to afford?
Do you feel filing a complaint is the quickest and most direct conduit for receiving timely relief? Or, should I entertain hiring an attorney to leverage this experience into a quick hearing and solution?
Interesting. My "recent calls" list on my phone shows that I dialed that exact phone number this afternoon and I definitely got a recording informing me that the number was disconnected. But, it does work now. So, my apologies.
The link also works, though I'm not certain what form to file or what outcome I might expect. I'm simply looking to leverage my position to GET THAT APARTMENT.
One last question and I'll let this go: the sublessor is furnishing the apartment. That simply includes a small table and chairs; bed and dresser; television and couch. Could the the sublessor rightfully claim that this amenity has increased the value of the lease – even by 250-percent? That would stymie any chance I might have to move them into a corner. The property management has already indicated they would speak to the sublessor and see if they wouldn't mind moving up a floor (a non rent control floor) thus freeing the lease. However, they said that in early afternoon and I never heard anything back.