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Living in an apartment on a year lease. Location is

Living in an apartment on a year lease. Location is Portland, OR. There has been ongoing construction on the outside of the building for the last 9 months, since before I moved in. The building is motel-style with no interior walkways, and there are only about 10 units total so it's a small building. Was only told they would be "painting" when I signed my lease, but the construction has been much more extensive. Five days a week from 9-5, very noisy, drilling in concrete, sawing etc., preventing us from parking in our lot at times, we even had limited access to our own units on several occasions (we had advance notice in writing for those). They leave debris all over the premises, lean stuff up against our windows, have built partitions around our front doors and then torn them down.I asked the property management company for a rent discount while this is happening or to be let out of my lease early and they denied me of course. Is there anything else I can do? I wouldn't have moved in had they been upfront about what they were planning to do here. I work from home and the daytime noise is a huge issue even working as far away from the source as I can get in my own unit. They're very often working right in front of my place. I'm paying market rate and this isn't what I signed up for. I'm in good standing as a tenant and will eventually need them as a reference so I don't want to completely burn bridges, but I don't have any attachment to this place and won't benefit from the work they're doing in any way.

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In NJ, if a landlord begins eviction for late payment of

In NJ, if a landlord begins eviction for late payment of rent, what is the minimum time a tenant has to pay in full to stop the eviction?JA: You just pay a $5 deposit now and the rest only when you get a reply from the Real Estate Lawyer. All of this is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, so you can get a refund if you're not happy for any reason.Customer: ok how do I pay the $5JA: When we are ready I'll take you to the appropriate web page.Customer: okJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: New JerseyJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We are a month behind on rent, and 6 months into a required minimum 1 year lease on a single family house. The owner wants to sell the house, and has requested several showings, but he did not disclose that some "showings' are actually shown on realty websites to be open houses. We are concerned that he will use the late payment to evict us if we offer any resistance to showing the house.

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I'm being forced to move out of my apartment because

I'm being forced to move out of my apartment because landlord says they need to renovate this unit. Yet, the landlord is only going to pay $1,000 of my moving expense only if I choose to move to another unit in the same complex. I searched online about it, but I couldn't find a solid answer to it.

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I have a question regarding to owner vs tenant

Hi. I have a question regarding to owner vs tenant responsibility when it comes to providing a hotel for the tenant during repairs of a home where mold has been detectedJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NevadaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: We have been working to repair some water damage due to a dishwasher and have ordered a mold test which we received a positive result for yesterday and are currently working with a comapny to have them perform the remediation however tennat is denying access until they are put up in a hotel. We have not been told that the house is uninhabitable. The Remediation company stated that the tenats can remain to stay in the home during the process and they will contain the areas, they have had many cases like this before and have given us no indication that the tenant needs to vacateJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: when the tenant asked the Remediation company if they need to vacate the compnay told them they did not see a problem with the tennat staying in the home but the tenant yelled at them and hung up

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I live in Northampton apartments and I have someone living

I live in Northampton apartments and I have someone living over me that's been making all kinds of noise from 3am to all day. I been letting the rental office know since December and nothing has been done and its gotten worse. I am going to move but didn't give the 60 days notice but I have to get OUT of there. What can I do to avoid that 60 days coast witch will be the rent 1465.00?? I haven't had a good nights rest since December of 2016JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: MarylandJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: What kind of paper work?? They told me that they Auto renewed me for 12 months and there is NO WAY I can take 12 more months of thisJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I NEED to get out of there.

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We moved into an apartment and have faced continued

We moved into an apartment and have faced continued harassment from our downstairs neighbors since the day we moved in (45 days). The harassment has been in the form or banging against the ceiling every time we or our kids walk in the living room, irrespective of the time of the day.While our Apartment management has been receptive to our complaints, they have been extremely slow to react. At this point, we just want to leave the apartment and move anywhere else. What can we do

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We have a lease ending on July 31, 2017. The owner has put

We have a lease ending on July 31, 2017. The owner has put the property for sale, hired a realtor who is showing it-open houses, showings while we're still living there. I've proposed an early termination of the lease without penalty so that we would now be able to look for a new home. In my proposal I stated that we would only allow further marketing of our condo if the lease termination occurs. What are our rights with that, and should we obtain the early termination does our rental become a month to month until we are able to move to a new location?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: San Francisco, CAJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: An exchange of correspondence with the Company managing the property for the owner (living in Russia).JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No, that's it.

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I have a question regarding quiet enjoyment. San Diego CA,

I have a question regarding quiet enjoyment.JA: Where is the property located?Customer: San Diego CAJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes.

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Our landlord did not disclose that he had tied his

Hello. Our landlord did not disclose that he had tied his electricity use on our electricity to pump water through 30 acres. He also forced us to pay for his caretakers electricity. It was a hardship that we tried to talk to him about numerous times.he initially contributed 200 per month for the caretaker but when I talked to him about bills that were nearly 2300 he told me that I should consider it a rent raise. He then stopped contributing 200 a month.we found a new place to move to and gave notice. We sent him notice with an itemization showing that we believe he owes us 10k approx. we have paid rent on time every month we've been here for two years. When we gave notice we did not pay rent so with our deposit would owe him 2500 excluding what he owes us. Today he entered our home when we weren't here and left a 3 day notice. What should we do?

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