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The apartment complex management (whom I already have issues

The apartment complex management (whom I already have issues with) have requested that I leave the apartment for one week for major constructions where I cannot access my apartment dues to the liability of the constructions (they are laying cement in the entire flooring). They offered to put me in another apartment for this period. Do I have the right to reject their offer due to inconvenience since the apartment is not furnished and ask instead for a reduction in the rent for this period?

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By law, doesnt my landlord have to give me 24 hours notice

By law, doesnt my landlord have to give me 24 hours notice before demanding entry into my apartment?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: MAJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: I filed a complaint because he showed up at my door unnannounced and demanded to be let in or he'd call the police (without any reason or prior problem or notice)--my teenager was home and scared the crap out of her. When he couldn't get in the back door, he entered the front door. I wasn't home. He then denied the whole thing.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The landlord's accusation (completely false and unfounded) was that I had someone living in the apartment and that if I did not "resolve the issue" within 24hrs he was going to begin eviction process. He also said he could enter the apt any time he wanted because he owned the place and he'd be back next week. I have multiple documentation at this point that I do not have anyone living with me, just had a visitor for 2 nights, which is allowed by my lease.

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Signed a 1-year lease. While performing the walk through

Hello, signed a 1-year lease. While performing the walk through inspection (prior to move), noticed significant water damage along multiple walls exterior walls of the unit. This will likely result in significant repairs. Do we have the right to resend (break lease)? Is law that protects the tenant in these situations? ThanksJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No, just signed the leaseJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: That the Term of the lease hasn't started, we received the keys 2 days prior to do the walk through.

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I live in a beautifully maintained condo community for 55+.

Hi, I live in a beautifully maintained condo community for 55+. When the neighbor above me moved in, the condo board had no requirements for laying wood floors. The owner did not use a licensed contractor and just did it his way. Needless to say, we hear every move they make...but this is not our complaint...about eight weeks ago, the wife decided to continue her power walking exercise program in her condo above our heads about 3-4 times daily causing our lights and TVs to flicker and turn off and on. Sounds carry through our kitchens and when I shout "stop it", they do only to start up a few hours later.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: IllinoisJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Do we have any rights regarding this situation? I spoke to the board about it knowing they really can't do anything. I checked our by-laws and found no protection from bad behavior between neighbors. We plan to have an electrician repair the damage but have no guarantee that we won't have to do it again and again. Are we faced with a losing battle or is there any law that protects us?

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The duplex I live in was sold in Nov, I renewed my lease in

the duplex I live in was sold in Nov, I renewed my lease in Oct 2 weeiks before property was sold. New owner took my rent and the next day gave us a 30 day notice to quit. Says he wants his family to live here. We live in NH, does our lease carry over to new owner?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: NHJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: only notice to quit, waiting to get served with court papersJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: the foirmer owner told us that our lease 1,200. month was part of the sale

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Ated. For two weeks now there is thunderous noise coming

ated. For two weeks now there is thunderous noise coming from the apartment above me because of drilling and pounding. Do I have any rights about stopping the noise o confining it?JA: Where is the property located?Customer: Riverside Drive and 115 Street.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: On our part or that of the landlord. He is having the aprtment rennovated.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Ours is a rent controlled apartment.

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I just moved into an apartment in Texas. I am on the ground

hello, I just moved into an apartment in Texas. I am on the ground floor and my upstairs neighbors are very noisy. I have complained to them 3 times and asked them to be more quiet and have also notified management who has also spoken to them and they are still refusing to be quiet. I want to move out and there is a fee of $2200 to break my lease. I would be moving out due to the noisy neighbors. I think this fee should be waived as the management cannot seem to handle this problem. What do you think? Thanks nancyJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: I said it is in Texas.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: What do you mean by paperwork? No I am just in the process of gathering information.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No I just want to know my options, do I have to pay the lease break fee or not? Thanks Nancy

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I live in Hawaii. Recently my HOA had a resurfacing and

I live in Hawaii. Recently my HOA had a resurfacing and waterproof treatment done on the parking deck structure. My unit is located just about the top floor which is exposed to the elements. The new surface is resulting in creating an extremely loud objectionable noise beyond what seems normal when vehicles drive on the surface and in particular during the rain. I've asked the board to do something about it as it's negatively impacting my quiet enjoyment of my home. I have been pushed off and told they do not plan to tell me what if anything they are doing about it and that they will announce something when they feel necessary. I have 3rd party verification from an industry professional expert that the surface was done improperly lacking proper skid resistance. Question- Can I write letters to other owners in the building to start a petition without potential for some action brought against me? is it legal? Additionally what else can I do? Is the board within the law basically telling me "stop bothering us, we'll tell you about it when we feel like it" without providing me any insight into what if anything is being done to address the issue?

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My daughter and my landlord were engaged to marry. She broke

My daughter and my landlord were engaged to marry. She broke engagement, and filed order of protection against him. She is seeking shelter in my home, he has threatened to criminally charge her with trespassing. Today he posted the black and orange no trespassing sign on the front of my home in the middle of my Christmas decorations. I took the sign down. Am I in trouble for removing the sign? Can I file harassment charges against him? He posted the sign when we were not home, so he didn't violate the protection order.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: OhioJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Last Friday he gave me 3 day notice for evidenJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: 3 day notice last Friday. Then called SAT to say he would stop if she agreed to go back to him.

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