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What is the landlord's right tenant causing troubles and

What is the landlord's right for the tenant causing troubles and harassing the landlord?Tenant is a construction worker but he is out of job, so he is trying to use my house as his source of income by claiming that my house is not safe to live, and lots of areas will need to fixed, etc. He demands that they need to be fixed right away and he is implying that he will do the work but he doesn't want to write any contract, and demands the money by yelling and screaming.My house was built in 2006, and we had other tenant living in that house with a small baby for a couple of years with no issue, but with this new tenant started his occupancy in April 2016 causes too much trouble and I'd like to him move out. Please advise what can be done, ad what kind of lease law in CA will have some clauses in related to my situation?

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I own a property (condo) in Oklahoma, live in state. Awhile

I own a property (condo) in Oklahoma, live in Washington state. Awhile back i had a tennant that really did me in good, i had to totally renovate the place (new carpet, clean duct system, repaint, tear up flooring and replace, replace kitchen cabinets and appliances). I have always planned to get a judgement against her, but honestly just haven't yet. is there a statute of limitations in Oklahoma on landlord rights for filing against a tennant? She abandoned the property, and my contractor stated that after digging into things, it looked like meth lab activity had taken place. That lead to more expensive repairs and cleaning that originally thought. A little over a year has passed and im about ready to get a final bill in place of what it cost me for what damage she did, but im not sure if i ran out of time to file judgement on her. Also, i was informed i might be able to file a lein on her tax return until im reimbursed. Is this true?

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Another question about homeowner associations. Our bylaws

Hi. Another question about homeowner associations. Our bylaws allow owners to rent out their homes. The question has come up. Does the owner give up his or her right to use the common areas to the tenant if owner rents out his home?

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As a landlord if I ackoleage that I know my tentent has a

as a landlord if I ackoleage that I know my tentent has a service dog for a child am I giving up any of my as landlord rights

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Landlord passed away in April 2015. Verbal agreement. I've

Customer: Landlord passed away in April 2015. Verbal agreement. I've continued to pay rent. Now the supposed executor has put the house up for sale (no written notice that she is the new owner/landlord) but wants me to sign a new month-to-month agreement with them and is asking to take photos and hold an open house. JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: What additional details do you need? JA: OK got it. Last thing — JustAnswer charges a fee (generally around $18) to post your type of question to Real Estate Law Experts (you only pay if satisfied). There are a couple customers ahead of you. Are you willing to wait a bit? Customer: yes JA: OK. Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.

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My landlord wants to raise my rent, however my lease hasn't

My landlord wants to raise my rent, however my lease hasn't ended (it doesn't end until 2045) and the lease says that the rent is $800 due on the 10th of every month. Can they legally do that?

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I am a tenant in upstate NY. My lease dated November 2, 2014

I am a tenant in upstate NY. My lease dated November 2, 2014 (new lease agreement after old lease expired) states: "That should the tenant wish to use the in-ground vinyl pool, the tenant will be solely responsible for the cost of maintenance and repair of the pool and related equipment should any repair be required. The landlord is only responsible for opening of the pool prior to the summer season and closing the pool after the season. The tenant must notify the landlord in writing and receive the landlord's approval in writing before any repairs take place." (terms of old lease stated: "Should the tenant wish to use the in-ground vinyl pool, the tenant will be solelyresponsible for the cost of maintenance and repair of the vinyl pool should such maintenance be required. The landlord is only responsible for the opening of the pool prior to the summer season and closing the pool after the season.") When winter thawed in late Spring 2015, it was visible that the winter pool cover, installed by the Landlord's contractor in September/October 2014 (Landlord paid for this service and hired company), was destroyed because the Landlord's contractor installed the winter pool cover upside down making it unable to bear the heavy winter snow in upstate New York. It is my opinion that Landlord was responsible for the accuracy of his contractor's work and not my responsibility. I had no idea the cover was upside down nor did I investigate. We advised the landlord right away when we saw the damage/destruction and the landlord came up to the house and advised that it was installed improperly by his contractor and he said he would deal with his contractor and have a new winter cover for the fall. (Landlord had a contractor open the pool). Last week the Landlord told me the winter pool cover is equipment covered in the lease and we are responsible to replace. I have gone onto several pool supply companies and the winter pool cover is not listed under what they categorize as "equipment" and I called a reputable pool company who said the pool cover is an "accessory" in their order books. First, the contractor's negligent installation and fastening of the cover is the direct and proximate cause of the damage/destruction; and second the winter cover is not equipment used to operate and maintain the pool it is an accessory required for closing the pool which is the landlord's responsibility. Am I correct that the $1900 cost to replace the cover should not be passed to me as the tenant?

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My property was foreclosed on, I'm currently in court trying

My property was foreclosed on, I'm currently in court trying to have the foreclosure overturned. One of my tenants stopped paying rent, am I able to evict him? This is in NYC.Property is still in my posession, always has been.

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Room mate moved and took all her personal belongings out of my house.

Room mate moved and took all her personal belongings out of my house. But, she put them in a POD in my private drive way and did not ask my permission. I told her to have it moved and that I did not give permission for it to be left in my drive. I gave her 2 days and called the police. They said I could have it towed away. I live in Tennessee, was that legal? I have the texts and phone logs where I called the POD company to tell them to move it and I have the texts where I told her to have it removed. She also threw Borax on my garden, a whole box, I made a police report on that. I have looked information up on borax, if/when ingested, borax and boric acid also pose significant health risks to humans. Also, if put directly on plants, it will kill the plant. So, the vegetables are not edible and the plants are now almost all dead. I have been told that this can be considered vandalism and I didn't know also if it could be considered anything else

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