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Ten day notice to comply or vacate left on door yesterday,

Ten day notice to comply or vacate left on door yesterday, in mail today.The following actions constitute a violation—. Smoking in your vehicle while on discovery West properties as well as smoking by mailbox area on multiple occasions. Please refrain from smoking in discovery west property— comply with leasing go off the property is too smoke I received a warning for months ago to stop smoking in my apartment? I've never smoked in my apartment how would someone know if you were smoking in your apartment? I agree and comply with the no smoking policy but feel this is actually about something completely un related to smoking. It's a conduit for two key individuals to use to try to get me evicted from the premises.The staff never made in indicating Mark as to which infraction they are talking about as in put an X Next to the complaint where it asks you to. I leave my back door Open at night to my balcony and I smell the gentle wafts of marijuana nightly and cigarette smoke occasionally but it's not worth my time to complain for it obviously doesn't bother me.I wonder how do these tenants know my name and what unit I am in? Easy I have tattoos this is an upper scale apartment complex I have plenty of money and don't like being profiled by these introverts living in this place . I rented a large condo here in September which had private access and was wonderful but unbeknownst to me there was no mail service! I run my business out of my home And not getting mail means I don't get paid which I didn't for almost 2 months . The complex never made me aware of this condition or I would've never moved in so I decided I had to leave but this would break my lease contract. The end result I had to move 500 feet away into a six-story building which gets their mail and the post office delivers to. I have a Harley Davidson and sports cars etc. and I knew moving into this family complex I would draw attention even though I'm very quiet and keep to myself and that attention is all anonymous unfounded complaints. Sorry sounds like I'm rambling this is been a nightmare, I'm wondering if I should go to the manager and ask who is making these complaints that she have to tell me? 10 days to vacates a little quick for me I would love to move but I'm not going to hurt my credit because I'm purchasing a home I don't mind hiring an attorney but I want these people off my back . They say no smoking in the adjacent buildings which I find to be ridiculous because they do not own the property on the adjacent buildings where there is common dog walk area etc.

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What are the legal reprecursions if you voluntary return

what are the legal reprecursions if you voluntary return that you leased and have not made the first payment

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RobertJDFL

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I'm needing to break my lease in Louisville because I am

I'm needing to break my lease in Louisville Ky because I am being transferred to another state for work. My landlord is demanding we pay him 2 months rent and put it in writing. We paid first last plus deposit and paid for this month after giving him a 30 day notice. He wants us to pay him for Aug too.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: KentuckyJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No this just happened todayJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: NoJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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Student apartment living. March 24th signed rental

Student apartment living.March 24th signed rental application and lease to start in August for 1yr.2 days later I called back to change to 5 month lease (found out they had that option theough a friend) Did not receive call back. Called back again, no call back. Never have received email from complex or call after months. So I let it go. Yesterday I called and was told I wasn't on file and could start 5 month. Then received email saying lease was found. I then talked to someone that said I must stick with 1 yr lease or the entire year will be charged and on my credit report. Told them to send signed copy of lease and after two days of calling 2 promises that it would be sent as soon as call ended, I received an email that says lease copy with no real attachment. I responded, but got no response. What are my rights? I do not want to be binded by this lease. I still need 5 month. Technically has the lease been finalized full circle since I was told I had been "approved conditional of a guarantor" and that it said in the lease that I must provide guarantor if I was approved? But being naive I signed lease and rental application simultaneously because that is what was put in front of me. But it's been months since I've heard from these people after trying to contact them. They're now under foreclosure and owner was 26M plus default in payments (even though I know that's not grounds for breaking lease) It's just a mess, what should I do?

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As a civilian landlord, am I allowed to keep a portion (or

As a civilian landlord, am I allowed to keep a portion (or all) of the refundable security deposit to cover the unpaid rent for the month prior to the effective lease termination date? BTW, as of now, we have the service members orders but no written intent to vacate request, just verbal and email contact from the tenant.

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I have a question regarding a lease agreement in Oklahoma,

Hello,I have a question regarding a lease agreement in Oklahoma, USA which should go up to Dec 31st, 2017. A divorce requires me to leave the house I am renting with my wife next month and so, to break the lease I have with the landlord.I sent the notice to him (30 days before), we found a new renter to replace me and everything should be in order.As my landlord is sometime pushy with me, I would like to know what he can or cannot do to me.I don't know if my lease is valid as the first line on the agreement with tenant name is ***** ***** name appears only next to my signature on the bottom of the agreement. It is the same for the premise address. It is blank without address. Is the agreement valid?As we found a new renter and the landlord said yes to them, could the landlord:- finally say know to them to require me to still pay until the end of the lease?- ask me to pay even if the lease is broken and the new renter live in the house?- keep my deposit if there is only a couple of days between my moving out and the moving in of the new renter?Thank you for your help.

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I was renting a house in New Jersey with a one-year lease. I

I was renting a house in New Jersey with a one-year lease. I had to break the lease 6 months into it to move home to Texas. I understand that I am responsible for "damages," including the cost of the landlord to find a new tenant. When I signed my lease, the cost to the landlord was one month's rent, split by the landlord's agent and mine.However, the new tenant has signed a 2-year lease. Consequently, the landlord wants to charge me damages of TWO months rent. That does not seem appropriate to me. If he had found a tenant to rent for 5 years would I be liable for five year's rent??The lease is $2,300 monthly rent. I understand that I am liable for damages of $2,300. But he is saying the damages are $4,600 and that does not seem fair to me.Please advise.

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I signed my third lease apartment in Phoenix a few months

I signed my third lease for my apartment in Phoenix a few months ago. Ever since I moved in my A/C frequently breaks down. Either it leaks like a faucet or it freezes and blows warm air. I've had to call maintenance 8 times so far. Maintenance tells me that the units are old. I don't think that's MY problem if a working A/C is included in the rent. The apartments were built in 1995 and evidently the unit needs to be replaced. I don't even want to think about the possibility of black mold from all the moisture when it leaks. What are my options?

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I have a neighbor issue. SHe pounds on my walls at all hours

I have a neighbor issue. SHe pounds on my walls at all hours of the day whenever I turn my music on. I have complained to the apt. manager who said all they could do was deliver a noise complaint to her. I told her that was dumb as she was banging on my walls presumably because she felt my music was too loud. The manager issues her a standard noise complaint form unbeknowest to me and the neighbor comes over and bangs on my door yelling that I filed a No noise compaint on her. I told her I did not and to talk to apt manager, she got really mad and said It must be you! I told her that an appropriate course of action would be to check Va Beach noise ordinance rules and it would tell her the law on this. I told her to not contact me anymore and file any complaint with the manager or call the police. She became really agitated and using extreme profanity called me a @^#$ jerk and a loser. I closed my window. The manager agitated this situation instead of helping resolve this problem. THis woman thinks it is appropriate at 630 PM on a Friday to loudly bang on the walls or kick in my front door because she is tired and I am annoying her. This has happened 3 times before tonight's episode and wiht the management doing nothing but aggravating the situation, I believe I have grounds for harrassment complaint and maybe a No COntact order. I dont intend of having or hosting any more communication with my next door neighbor. How can I do this without having to shell out retainer money for an easy fix.

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