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I was told to move out on the 5th..on the 6 tg they wer mad

I was told to move out on the 5th..on the 6 tg they wer mad that I'm still here on the 14th I was given a 3 day pay or quit...ever since then iv been threatened several times they expect me to move out yesterday ... her daughter wants the room I'm renting....cops have been called..banging on my windows in middle of the night..locking Me out of property...I M having trouble finding a place money wise and for accepting dog...wat can I do

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Richard

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What are the tenant's rights to enter their unit after the

What are the tenant's rights to enter their unit after the apartment above them was gutted by fire and their unit only seems to have water and smoke damage? The landlord has boarded the windows and doors and put a fence around the building. The building has been deemed 100 % loss however there will be personal items that could have survived. The tenant is willing to sign a personal injury waiver to be allowed to enter the unit.

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We have tenants that want to break their lease early. We

We have tenants that want to break their lease early. We have them for a 12 month lease and they have only been living in our unit since March 1st and it's mid July. My husband and I own a duplex in Indianapolis Indiana and live in one side and rent out the other. They want to purchase a new home and haven't made an offer on a home as of yet, so there is no definite move out date. We told them that once they have a moving date that we will start showing their place, but they will be responsible for their rent until we find a suitable renter. They said in so many words that they don't trust us and think that we are going to sit on the unit. Our tenants said that they want break their lease and pay us a months rent when they leave to help us out, that this is fair. My husband and I said that we want to stick with the lease and find a suitable renter, then our tenants threatened us saying that they have a lawyer and their lawyer said by law that they could sublet their unit if they wanted to. We have in our lease that it's at our soul discretion if they can sublet our not. My husband and I feel like we are being pushed into a corner. We do not know the subletting laws in the State of Indiana and what our options are with dealing with our tenants.Thank yo for your help.Joan

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My heater broke 7 months ago and my landlord refused to fix

My heater broke 7 months ago and my landlord refused to fix it. Do I have any recourse now?

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J. Warren

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I am actually a student doing a case study on Landlord and

Hello, I am actually a student doing a case study on Landlord and Tenant commercial law. In the case study, the tenant signed a 5-year lease contract, has paid the deposit and had purchased new equipment for a franchise food business that they stored in the commercial unit. The franchise went bankrupted and the landlord performed a lockout. The landlord refuses to let tenant in unless tenant agrees to perform the lease (rent the building) or pay $80,000 in damages. Tenant is still interested in renting the space but will need to renegotiate the monthly rent and the number of years. Does the landlord have the right to lockout and demand of pre-payment?

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RobertJDFL

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No. These are improvements she is now willing to do next

No. These are improvements she is now willing to do for the next tenant like removing popcorn ceiling and measuring walls. I feel she is trying to keep me from being out on time so she can keep my security deposit plys the 800 I gave her to hold while I repaired the broken door. As for accesss yes the one the proprty management company signed on her behalf say she needs to give notice, and I have complied. However once I let her in she just shows up whenever she wants and I have items being stolen now. I respectfully ***** ***** wait till im out. I have several guitars and a lot of valuable stuff in here that I cannot leave a contractor here to work with out watching them cause ive already been robbed

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Thanks help. I am renting a house ( last 6 years) landlords

Hi, thanks for your help.I am renting a house (for the last 6 years) landlords are lazy and cheap. OK. $2200/monthThere is a tree in the back yard which has been splitting a bit more with each storm, and now - one of the heavy branches is overhanging the backyard and deck.Told them this tree was an issue 5 yrs ago, They never bothered. Now it is worse than before.I have dogs and I also have some expensive patio furniture. If that large branch splits and falls - something is going to happen (to my dog or the furniture.)They are coming tomorrow night to "look" at it.What recourse do I have, please?? This is really dangerous now. Some heavy windstorms and rains have really taken a chunk from this tree. It does not ALL have to be removed - but the split parts need attentionTHANKS SO MUCH for your valuable time and expertise.

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Gerald-Esquire

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I HAD to temporarily move in w/ a relative who has been

I HAD to temporarily move in w/ a relative who has been diagnosed Bi Polar. One agreement was for her to have my car key ONLY to move my car when needed. She "broke in" to my car when there was no need to move it and w/ no consent went into my glove compartment, found a letter that had nothing to do w/ her, stole it, and refused to give it back. She doesn't deny any of this! Then she immediately tried emphatically to throw me out until I told her of tenant rights. My main question is: I had lived there for 18 months (of course I wanted to be out sooner but we also never even set a vague end date) and I had read that if someone has lived somewhere for over a year, they have 60 days to move out. I was doing chores every week but wasn't paying rent. I wanted to know about the amount of time I had to leave?Thanks, ***** ***** can reach me at:***@******.*** (text) ******

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I mailed my 30 days notice to my landlords and asked them

I mailed my 30 days notice to my landlords and asked them for an inspection day/time. After I did not hear back from them, I emailed them my 30 days notice again and asked them when is a good time to do the inspection. They said they never received my 30 days notice and they don't want to do inspection. I should just leave the key on the kitchen counter and leave. So, I cleaned the apartment, left the key on the kitchen counter and left. I sent them an email and provided my address for them to send me my security deposit. They did not send me my security deposit as required with 21 days and when they send me a check it was only for the cleaning deposit and they kept my last month rent check. They sent me a letter explaining why they did not refund my full deposit, which was dated May 10, a check which was dated May 13 for the cleaning deposit and few days rent, saying that they rented the apartment on May 21st and they are giving me back 9 days rent back. I did give my 30 days notice because they knowingly rented an illegal apartment to me above their garage next to a drug house. I did not know this until I moved there and heard loud offensive rap music coming from the drug house. I stated in my 30 days notice those reasons. In my view they are retaliating and refusing the give me my full deposit. What can I do legally to get the rest of my security deposit?

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