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I have been having problems with a tenant upstairs from me. He is the landlords son's friend. The landlord is in Portugal and the son collects the money and tries to maintain the property. I had a confortation with the tenant and he called the police two weeks after. The real landlord was here and I made him aware of the he said she said police report. He is a very nice landlord and his son seems to have problems understanding how to be a landlord. They are both police officer's in another town. He called me last week and told me he wanted to do a walk threw to see if I need any upgrades and that he was going to do the same to all apartments. But, when he came in he was very mean and told me not to burn candles........I moved in with a dog and two cats which he agreed. He screamed at me and said when your dog and cats die you will never have any more. My apartment is very cleaned and kept up with no help from him
are you here?
Yes. So, he's just a jerk?
It's not like he's sexually harassing you or anything like that, right?
He's not threatening you with physical harm, right?
but he pointed his finger in my face and told me I am close to getting out. I asked him for what reason and why is he doing this. He wouldn't answer
Do you have a written lease?
So you're month-to-month, right?
I'm very upset with this and I don't know what to do
The fact of the matter is that it's not against the law to be a jerk.
Or a bully.
He can't discriminate based upon gender, race, etc. And it can't sexually harass or threaten you with physical harm.
But, the reality is that, yes, you are a month-to-month tenant and he can give you notice to move out.
just because he wants to?
The question for you is just how much longer you really want to live there and put up with such nonsense.
It's not against the law.
and if I don't?
He can give you 30 days to move out. If you don't, he can take you to court and have you evicted.
There's no getting around that.
One moment, please. I'll be right back.
my family lives here. It is a 3 familly house and the upstairs apartment for some reason has a door in my living room and they are very noisy
he doesn't need a reason to have me evicted?
Communication is so important. However, some folks are just rude. And bullies. And they don't know how to behave better.
No, he does not need a reason to have you evicted. You do not have a written lease for a specific period of time.
I do nothing wrong, he just doesn't like me and his dad is not aware what is going on.
He will have to serve me eviction notice?
Is there anything else that I can assist with?
can you please tell me how that works?
One moment, please.
The landlord-tenant eviction process is explained here: http://www.jud.ct.gov/faq/landlord.html
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