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I have just been billed for carpet replacement in a unit
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My property manager's lease specifically states that my tenants
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I need to know what my rights are, as a tenant, regarding another tenant smoking pot. I live in San Diego, CA in no-smoking senior apts. (56 units). The couple below me moved in about a year ago and h… read more
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On December 15th I smelled a terrible odor in our apartment
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I live in pleasant hill, california. Last night I burned dinner
I live in pleasant hill, california. Last night I burned dinner and the fire department was called as I was trying to let out the smoke. There was no damage to the property at all, it was just smoky a… read more
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After I moved into my apartment, the smell of old, stale cigarettes
After I moved into my apartment, the smell of old, stale cigarettes from the previous tenant who smoked is coming out. They have done an "ozone" machine, which worked for a few days, but the smell per… read more
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Hi I live in nashua new Hampshire. I rented an apartment with
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I own a fitness center in a shopping center in tampa fl area.
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