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I've been without hot water for 10 days and now my power is
I've been without hot water for 10 days and now my power is out for the 4th time this month and the landlord isn't around to turn it back on anytime soon. Can I deduct from next months rent? I calcula… read more
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I rented a home & found out the A/C, heat & running water weren't working and they failed to tell me it was a gas home. It was about 6 days before I could get everything working. I let the landlord kn… read more
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I have a rat in my apartment. I have tried to catch it with no luck (in a have-heart trap) MY landlord knows and has done nothing about it. now the critter has chewed through my washing machine hose c… read more
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There was a fire in my building and now it needs rewiring. I
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My son apartment had water damage which caused mold to his
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I just moved to Sun City, AZ. I am in a year contract with a
I just moved to Sun City, AZ. I am in a year contract with a Rent to Buy single family dwelling with central air. I am 69 y/o. The temperture is 90 the house is 81 and the temperture on Saturday is pr… read more
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The gas company turned off the gas a the meter due to a faulty ignition on the furnace and
the gas company turned off the gas a the meter due to a faulty ignition on the furnace and holes in the exhaust pipe from the furnace and hot water tank to the outside. I have no heat or hot water in … read more
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I live in Virginia. I have been trying to get the landlord
I live in Virginia. I have been trying to get the landlord to do repairs for over 6 weeks and he will not do them. The lease clearly states he is responsible for these repairs. Can I repair and deduct… read more
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I rented a 2 bedroom basement apartment in Fairfax county in
I rented a 2 bedroom basement apartment in Fairfax county Virginia in June 2015 and found out in November 2015 that the apartment was illegal. I received a visit from the county code compliance office… read more
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I have had a problem with my septic field lines since moving
I have had a problem with my septic field lines since moving to the property. I first called in the complaint the second week of Jan this year, and the problem still hasn't been fixed. We have a raw s… read more
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My 25 year old daughter lives in a predominantly Mexican apartment
My 25 year old daughter lives in a predominantly Mexican apartment complex with 2 other female roommates. They have had multiple issues since the first day they moved in. First the heat didn't work, t… read more
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A Lawyer earlier today said this: "1) to withhold rent till
A Lawyer earlier today said this: "1) to withhold rent till he fixes the problem and deduct a per diem rate for such" But, I called the State of South Carolina and they said that I can't withhold rent… read more
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I live in Maryland and an heating element in the hot water
I live in Maryland and an heating element in the hot water heater is out. My light bill is through the roof, we only have 15-20 minutes of hot water and it takes 3-5 hours to get hot water all the way… read more
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I have had a broken fridge, broken heat, and broken hot water
I have had a broken fridge, broken heat, and broken hot water heat from two months now. I have been contacting the landlord via text message & email for the past 2 months & the issues still have not b… read more
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Our hot water goes out. We notified the landlord right away. He does not answer our phone call. He calls, we miss him. We call back within a few minutes of the missed call. He does not answer. We leav… read more
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