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I rent an apartment and I see a constant problem with some

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I rent an apartment and I see a constant problem with some mold/mushrooms growing in my bathroom.
Every time I bring apartments building manager to take a look they just look at it nodding and say "yea looks like a problem" or "seems like there is a hole somewhere" and then they walk away and nothing happens.
I'm pretty sure that is not right. I live in Santa Clara County in California and pay a great deal price for a tiny studio.
Can I make them actually do something or just find a new place and brake a lease (if they reluctant to solve an issue) without loosing security deposit?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  N Cal Attorney replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your question.
In which town or city is the unit located?
Have you complained to any government entity, such as Code Enforcement or the Building Department?
Have you complained to the landlord in writing?
Does the unit have a certificate of occupancy?