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You can sue the landlord here in small claims for your deposit and any charges you disagree with.
Certainly you have some facts to present here and you may recover judgment including your filing fees here.This would be your means of getting your money back.
will there be any other costs or would i have to previde proof of the rain water damage.
You woudl have to present any evidence you have to support your claims for return of security deposit.
Here are free forms
Civil ComplaintFiling Instructions - This is the civil complaint form for use in filing small claims. Tenants also should use this form when filing complaints about landlords. You need to have one copy of the civil complaint with original signature for the magisterial district judge. You will be charged filing costs and service costs when the complaint is filed at the district court. No changes may be made to this form either in content or format.
Civil Complaint - MS Word
Civil Complaint - PDF
Authorization of Representative - MS Word
Authorization of Representative - PDF
Tenant Affidavit - Supplemental Instructions for Obtaining a Stay of Eviction
Tenant Affidavit (Section 8)- Pa.R.C.P.M.D.J. No. 1008C(2) - MS Word
Tenant Affidavit (Section 8)- Pa.R.C.P.M.D.J. No. 1008C(2) - PDF
Tenant Affidavit (Non-Section 8)- Pa.R.C.P.M.D.J. No. 1008C(2) - MS Word
Tenant Affidavit (Non-Section 8)- Pa.R.C.P.M.D.J. No. 1008C(2) - PDF
Tenant Affidavit (Section 8)- Pa.R.C.P.M.D.J. No. 1013C(2) - MS Word
Tenant Affidavit (Section 8)- Pa.R.C.P.M.D.J. No. 1013C(2) - PDF
Tenant Affidavit (Non-Section 8)- Pa.R.C.P.M.D.J. No. 1013C(2) - MS Word
Tenant Affidavit (Non-Section 8)- Pa.R.C.P.M.D.J. No. 1013C(2) - PDF
You can testify as well the facts and conditions of the tenancy in court at your hearing.And he might decide to settle once you file.
I wish you the best in small claims
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If you have pics here or any other evidence you can pout these in evidence to the judge.
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