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I received a Notice of Termination of Lease in the mail. The

I received a Notice of Termination of Lease in the mail. The letter states we are on a month-to-month lease, however, we signed for a one year lease. When I asked why they were not going to let us renew our lease, they said we just needed to contact their attorneys. I tried to call their attorney's office, and left a voicemail asking to return my call and I still cannot get in touch with anyone. This is not the first time I have had issues with the landlord, however, I was able to settle the previous matters without the use of a lawyer. Can you give any advice on how I should approach this situation, and if hiring an attorney would be a necessary? If so, any references?

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I am a tenant that signed a 3 month lease with an apartment

I am a tenant that signed a 3 month lease with an apartment complex. My apartment complex is forcing upon me an additional two months of rent due to the fact I did not provide a 60 day prior notice to vacate. Within the lease it states that the Landlord is to provide a reminder no less than 5 days prior to my notice. I was not given such notice. I provided a ~25 day notice to vacate. This is there case.My case is that I lived in the apartment from 6/26/16 to 7/21/16 with a broken air conditioning unit. I filed on the inventory list - provided by them - that the ac was broken and needed fixing. I went into the office ~3 times to request maintenance. I sent a follow up email on 7/1/16 that received no response. My ac was fixed on 7/21/16 and maintained my apartment for ~6 days before malfunctioning again. The following is a chronological listing of my requests.1. Inventory 6/26/162. In office several times (roughly 3 office visits)3. Email 7/1/16Fixed. 7/21/16Another incident regarding a malfunctioning ac that required maintenance:1. Maintenance request 8/1/162. Maintenance request 8/2/16Fixed. Said -8/3/16-AC still did not work properly.Requested maintenance for the for-mentioned scenario again:1. Maintenance request 8/29/162. Maintenance request 9/12/16The number of consecutive attempts to attain maintenance is a violation of the lease on their part. I was also gouged in on a water bill. In doing a rough calculation, I was charged for nearly 17,000 gallons of water. Through attaining the flow rate of my shower head and generously estimating the number of toilet flushes a day considering that I worked 10-12 hours a day, my bill should have been roughly $3.Do I have a case?Regards,J

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My 18 year old step daughter recently signed a 12 month

My 18 year old step daughter recently signed a 12 month apartment lease (on her own, no co-signer) with the expectation that she would not be starting at college until the Fall of 2017. As luck would have it, two months into the lease, she was approved for early acceptance and can start school in January. She would like to get out of the lease but the apt complex is making is difficult to sublease. What are her options? If she just moves out and leaves the state to attend school, what might the repercussions be? Any thoughts / advice would be appreciated.

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Loren

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If a tenant is aware that that the apartment he/she rented

If a tenant is aware that that the apartment he/she rented was illegal, can she/he still sue for all back rent that was paid?

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Barrister

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Mohamed I have problem with my landlord i been the apartment

Hi mohamedI have problem with my landlord i been the apartment for 9 years watch is under my best friend name he was there for about 25years or more so he been back and fourth to yemen. i have the power of attorney to tracker of his apartment, rent, bills, and all his stuff.i been playing with my checks every month for the last 8 or 9years without any problems with landlord. Electric and gas are under my name. Every years i receive the lease if he is here he sign it and send it if he is not here i send it to him to sign it and send back. So this year I didn't received the lease. But I thought because their is no increase this year they are not going send one. So i send the check for the rent in the 2nd day of the September. The rent didn't come out of my until the 14th of the month. So I called the mangment office and they said I didn't sign the less and you should be receiving the curt paper. my check will be back to me watch came back the next day. I told them no I didn't receive no lease can you send me one and we will sign it and give it back.the manger said i will say what i can do. Then he said We are starting a holdover to recover the apt.so i need your help please what I have to do.

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I have been living in an apartment for just over two months.

I have been living in an apartment for just over two months. The apartment above me have at least six children living there and only one or two of them are school age. So they play and jump and are so loud that plaster falls off the roof and my frames fall off the wall. The assistsnt manager my first month there said she was taking care of it. Three weeks lster she quit and there was never record of my complaints. So I started over with the new person who has been sending the neighbor complaints. Another month and its getting worse. Ive been diagnosed with chronic sleep deprivation. The children dont seem to sleep and their parents let them run laps all day and night. The manager says I can break the lease in sixty days. But this noise violates my lease. How do I get out now?

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I moved up here at the beginning of June to live with my

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I moved up here at the beginning of June to live with my mom. We got in a fight and she took all my stuff and removed it from her apartment with no notice, while I was at work, and locked me out, literally leaving me homeless. Can she legally do this?- Robert

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Yeah I moved into an apartment on August 12th of this year.

Yeah I moved into an apartment on August 12th of this year. Less than 30 days after moving in we had a termite infestation in our bedroom, which they came in and vacuumed them and told us not to open the windows. This left our house extrmeley hot and stuffy, but if we opened the windows termites were pouring in. So fast forward to this Sunday, they infested the apartment again and even more this time. The maintenance vacuumed them and then AGAIN yesterday they came back, and we found them in our clothes, shoe boxes, even eating into our brand new furtnireJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CAJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No.....we asked them very specifically if they have any issue with pests and they said no and did not include any type of disclosureJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No not at this point

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Is there any legal timeframe that a landlord has to fix a

Is there any legal timeframe that a landlord has to fix a sewage leak in an apartment? It is leaking from the floor under my sink, toilet and the toilet also backed up.

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