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I'm renting and the refrigerator/freezer was out for 10 days
I'm renting and the refrigerator/freezer was out for 10 days while it was being repaired after the water hose leaked behind the unit. I lost all the food I had in the freezer and refrigerator and had … read more
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To Barrister ,ok can i just deduct from the rent the cost of
to Barrister ,ok can i just deduct from the rent the cost of loss of food and meals out? How is it not a health hazard with the fridge thermometers showing danger zone for food ??… read more
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I live in Maryland. I have a room renter who signed a 3 months contract with me. The person's parents are paying the rent but the check comes through the renter. I have uncovered that renter was takin… read more
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My renters have not paid their final month of rent (14 days over due) and have moved most of their stuff off the property. Do I have the right to enter the home due to breach of contract?… read more
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Hi there, hope you can help. The rental unit is a room in a
Hi there, hope you can help. The rental unit is a room in a shared house, located in California. The tenants(2 of them, brother and sister) are occupying a room in a shared home. The landlord lives in… read more
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i am a master tenant in oakland california, and i have a personality conflict with a subtenant. she told me she contacted a lawyer, and the lawyer says i cannot use any of the rooms for rent as airbnb… read more
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OK.....there are several room renters in this house and the
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I am the landlord, the tenant is my recorded domestic partner
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