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I live in a home in Detroit, mi Moved in at the end of

I live in a home in Detroit, mi Moved in at the end of October. I am renting and when I tried to get renters ins, I found that the landlord did not have the proper documents filed, the house was not inspected, the house is not up to code, and now that there is lead paint, as well as lead paint peeling in the basement. The city inspectors found many other violations as well. I worked with them on the others, but Pearl, I have multiple health issues and cannot allow them to expose me to paint fumes, lead dust, on top of my the fact I was just released from hospital a few weeks ago. They are trying to force me to allow them to come and remove lead paint and to repainted.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MichiganJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I have tried, no one seems to understand the fact this is going to harm me.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: They knew the house was not up to code before we rented it. She got angry because I would not get the insurance without the proper documents because if I had to file a claim it could be denied. But my health is what's concerning me right now.

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We have tenants that want to break their lease early. We

We have tenants that want to break their lease early. We have them for a 12 month lease and they have only been living in our unit since March 1st and it's mid July. My husband and I own a duplex in Indianapolis Indiana and live in one side and rent out the other. They want to purchase a new home and haven't made an offer on a home as of yet, so there is no definite move out date. We told them that once they have a moving date that we will start showing their place, but they will be responsible for their rent until we find a suitable renter. They said in so many words that they don't trust us and think that we are going to sit on the unit. Our tenants said that they want break their lease and pay us a months rent when they leave to help us out, that this is fair. My husband and I said that we want to stick with the lease and find a suitable renter, then our tenants threatened us saying that they have a lawyer and their lawyer said by law that they could sublet their unit if they wanted to. We have in our lease that it's at our soul discretion if they can sublet our not. My husband and I feel like we are being pushed into a corner. We do not know the subletting laws in the State of Indiana and what our options are with dealing with our tenants.Thank yo for your help.Joan

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I am a 74 year old renter, and live alone. My doctor

I am a 74 year old renter, and live alone. My doctor recommends i should not live alone any longer. My lease ends Jan. 15 - 16. Is there anyway to end this lease,without having to pay the entire remaining lease?

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A couple months ago I signed a lease year and now I have to

A couple months ago I signed a lease for a year and now I have to move out. Reason I want to terminate the lease is b/c my girlfriend and I broke up b/c she cheated and now is dating another man. Also unfortunately she's on the lease so things are more complicated. The rental resides in Los Angeles. I want to know all the possible options I have to get out of the lease before I talk with the rental company on the phone. Also what should I be on the lookout for and how can I best protect myself so there aren't any serious reprocussions from the rental company.

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If two people sign a lease on 5/12/16 and then one lease

If two people sign a lease on 5/12/16 and then one lease signer moves out 2 months later and receives a change of occupancy from the landlord to remove name from lease. Then the other lease signer decides to move out and is now given a bill from the landlord for breaking the lease early. My question is this, who is responsible for the bill from the landlord, aren't they both equally responsible and should split the cost?

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I am a tenant who has been having issues with the A/C in the

I am a tenant who has been having issues with the A/C in the home since May. The A/C has gone out 6 times and because the house is covered under the home warranty the same company continues to come out. A new unit was installed approximately a month ago and because it was installed wrong the unit has been leaking and currently the leak has caused a major whole in the ceiling in the living room. Due to this whole, the insulation, that is made of fiberglass is dropping down on the living room. What are my rights as a tenant? Can I opt to move out and break my lease or have the landlord pay for my hotel?

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Thank you here!! I have moved from a place in Aurora

Hello,Thank you for being here!!I have moved from a place in Aurora recently, where I signed a lease on May 31st for one year. ON jUne 8th I got a nasty note about the smell of marijuana being reason for immediate eviction. I then decided to find another place to live. I have a medical/red card and I am in my fifties, single female, divorced.So On june 30th I filled out a form indicting that I woudl vacate the premises. I dont want to be threated with eviction and I am older and alone....and don't want any problems. SO I found a suitable plae to live elsewhere, and let them know verbally on June 24th and written on June 30th. Unsure of how much I would owe for being there for 10 days in July I held off paying this place in July.Then ON July 4th I receive an eviction notice due to not paying my rent.I paid on the 7th and still moved.Im told now by the property manager than I will owe 4000 dollars due to breaking my lease.....and so Im writing to you.Please help in any way you can, I have all documents to support my situation. IS there an attorney that specializes in these things I can hire? Thank you.Lori Kunde (###) ###-####

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My roommate wants to break our lease. she recently got

My roommate wants to break our lease. she recently got pregnant and wants to buy a house and not pay for a lease anymore. I don't mind breaking the lease, I'm just not willing to pay the money required to break the lease. the total amount to break the lease is 3400. she does not want to pay the total and therefore says i have to pay 1700 and she has to pay 1700. i find that that is a wast of money and do not want to pay that much to break the lease. she now says that if i do not pay to break the lease that she will not pay the rent therefore destroying both mine and her credit. how can i protect myself?

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Can my son get out of s lease house off campus in Indiana

can my son get out of his lease for a house off campus in Indiana since he will no longer be going to school there in the fall? He signed a lease a couple of months ago and will never be moving into the house.

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