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I live in Nevada, and recently moved out of an apartment I'd
I live in Nevada, and recently moved out of an apartment I'd been renting for 3 years. I'm being charged a $350 painting fee- is that normal? I never did anything to alter the walls- never painted, hung shelves, or even put thumbtacks, nothing beyond normal wear and tear. Isn't repainting the landlord's responsibility?
I currently rent a home and the landlord wants to use my deposit
I currently rent a home and the landlord wants to use my deposit to pay repair costs for a bedroom fan that stopped working four months ago. The electrician, which the landlord hired this month, says the room is wired improperly and requires significant work to diagnose. I previously notified the landlord and no work has been completed as of yet. Am I at fault for the repair costs for faulty wiring in a leased home?
The house that I was renting burned down a couple weeks ago.
The house that I was renting burned down a couple weeks ago. Landlord had insurance for structure. Electrical fire that started from light fixture per fire department & Insurance co. I didn't have renters insurance. Landlord is having house re-built. I have to find another home while he is rebuilding.Question: is landlord responsible to secure property - cover with tarps- provide safe environment while I try to salvage my property - personal items ? 20 years of my life /children's life trying to salvage as much as possible.No roof from fire- wires everywhere - - took fire department 3 hours to extinguish -
Please help! I have a neighbor that has created nothing, but
Please help! I have a neighbor that has created nothing, but problems for my daughter and I, since the day I moved in. Unfortunately I have dealt with this drama for the past four years now and nothing has been resolved. Problems first started when I called HOA and asked if they would ask her to move her trash bins, away from our house,which was blocking our bedroom windows and creating noise while we sleep, every week. I'm not sure what to do, since she has continuously harassed me and my daughter, calling the police daily for no reason, called CPS when my daughter broke her arm, continues to stalk us and now video taping my daughter when on the trampoline and playing in our backyard. She's called HOA trying to have our trampoline taken down, but mad that we are allowed to keep it, so she places signs in her backyard on a bush for anyone to see while on our trampoline, that says mean things about me. I've caught her peeking into my social media pages and trying to follow me as well, with fake accounts from Facebook etc.On top of all that she filed an injunction of harassment on me because my bug guy sprayed pesticides, around my home and for children playing out in my backyard being annoying.The pesticides, she claims is bad for her health yet she smokes daily and uses paint spray cans all the time. She know my daughter has Asthma but smokes on her back porch and has a fan that lets the smoke purposely blow our way. She has her trash bins sitting back on my property again and wakes us up every Thursday morning at 6 am,to move them for trash pickup, even though pickup isn't until 11am and she is home all day to move them much later, once were awake, but that would be too nice to do that. It's so loud hearing her garbage bins rolling over the rocks, past our bedrooms, instead of being considerate to do so the night before. Police have asked her to be considerate and even try to wait until after 7am,to take bins out, so we aren't disturbed, but she refuses to care. I had to appear in court for the injunction she placed on me, since the judge wanted to hear my side and because she's placed so many other injunctions for petty issues, many times in the past. I couldn't believe she made up so many lies and was granted the order, but the judge did state she was very much in the wrong for all she's done to me & my child. I have noticed her throwing poisonous food over my wall that have killed or made my dogs deathly sick. I have not been able to prove it yet on film, but did find the poison on the ground. She has been sneaky and annoymous when making calls, but we all know it's her, just don't have the proof. Now she's started to give other neighbors problems and recently called police since children were playing near her car and another time too since a child stepped in her yard. My friendly neighbor informed me that my other crazy neighbor was so cruel and filed a complaint about her to the state board, since she's a hairdresser. We know it's this same neighbor who also has continued to make constant false complaints about other neighbors to HOA as well. I had animal control show up to my door regarding so many false complaints she's made to police and animal control, that the PD know her game already. I need to know if there is anything I can do to stop her? I've tried to reach out to her landlord, since she rents her home only, unlike I do, but the landlord is not much help and scared of her. I'm not sure if I should bother getting a harassment order placed on her or seek legal counsel ? My poor daughter and the children in the neighborhood have been mentally affected from all this drama and don't feel comfortable to play anywhere anymore. Trying to find proof is the challenging part and a lawyer can be costly. I would think the landlord would be legally responsible for anything her tenant does to harm or disturb another.
I was living with my girlfriend in a house we moved into and
I was living with my girlfriend in a house we moved into and rented together. I paid all the move in cost...first months rent, deposits, and pet deposits. We ended up not making it and I moved out and kept paying rent there and the new place to keep from breaking the lease and damaging our rental history. Three months later her friend needed a place to live and took over my payments. I'm still on the lease and now it's time for them to resign. I want my deposit back because I don't want her to be given a two thousand dollar check of my money when she moves out. The landlord wants us all to sign a change of tenant form and my question is what happens if I refuse to sign until my ex pays me the deposit? I feel like that's all I really have to negotiate with. Thanks for any advice!
In CA, can a landlord ask the tenant to move out purposes
In CA, can a landlord ask the tenant to move out for the purposes of renovating for a period of one year? If so, what are the notice requirements and landlord responsibilities regarding paying relocation and moving costs, etc.?
~ I need your help.This time, we (my mother and I)
Hello~ I need your help.This time, we (my mother and I) are having problems with the gas range/oven (Nutone: Magic Chef) in our rental home and landlord is presenting obstacles. My mom and I have been smelling an extreme amount of gas and called PG&E (Pacific Gas and Electric). They came immediately and said there is no gas leak. However, the PG&E representative removed the gas burners from the actual stove-top and was able to show us that the wires connecting the gas stove-top burners (underneath) are frayed and wrote in his report that the range/oven required immediate repair/replacement. Moreover, the exhaust fan above the gas range/oven does not work; it runs, but does suck-up any air.As mentioned, our landlord is presenting obstacles to having the stove/oven repaired (not the first time she's given us problems). This time, she wants my mother (who also lives here & is on the lease) who is retired and on a fixed income **to pay half of the service call and repair**!! This does not seem legal to me. This range/oven was here when we moved in. It seems to me that she is responsible for fixing/replacing the stove/oven b/c it presents a health hazard. In fact, we are not using it at all.B/C she has presented numerous obstacles to properly maintaining the rental home we live in, this particular issue has become the last straw for me, especially since she wants my mom to pay half.Please help/advise and thank you so much for your time :)Dr. Jessica XXXXXX, XXXXXXXXXXXX UniversityXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX*** *** ****
In October I discovered my apartment was infested with bedbugs.View more real estate law questions
In October I discovered my apartment was infested with bedbugs. It took 2 weeks of complaints to the rent office and 2 calls to the health department before my home was treated. After spending hundreds on laundering, cleaning products, buying a vaccum, purchasing bed bug treatment products, storing my belongings after treating them and pretreating the other rooms in my home I became behind on rent and now im facing eviction. I have made 2 huge payments to get caught up only owing $168 but im being told that my payments are being returned to me and they will proceed with the eviction. What should I do?