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I lease a building in which I have a restaurant, I have leased the building since December of 2003. My landlord's name is Lupe. Initially, we had a lease under the name of his daughter, Linda, whom I … read more
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I'm a tenant of a house located in Gloucester, Ma. The
I'm a tenant of a house located in Gloucester, Ma. The bathroom shower/tub tile wall has rotted out that created a gaping hole in the tile wall which is causing water to leak into the basement. In add… read more
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I live in NC. My mom rents an apartment. (11/6/15) City water dept discovered an underground water leak between meter and apt. They turned water off and informed that landlord should be contacted. Lan… read more
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Greetings, I currently rent an office in the state of Vermont that has been in need of repair by the landlord for over 18 months. One room of the office has been unable to be used because pipes from a… read more
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I want to know if I can sue & win a case against by apartment complex for damages to my personal property as a result of a fire that started in the stairway outside the unit went up into the roof & tu… read more
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I live in an apartment. Since I first moved in, I have requested
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I am looking for a way out of my lease. Due to circumstances, I can barely afford to live in my house.. This week I think I encountered an out... Evidently there has been a water leak in the wall that… read more
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New Years eve, my daughter left her apartment to spend the evening with family. A Kirby vacuum was left close to a wall heater, set at 60 degrees. When she returned at 1:30 a.m. she was met by her nei… read more
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