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I signed a 15 month lease just recently on Nov 4th. We moved in later that same day. I was very clear that I was specifically looking for a home with no water damage or plumbing/mold issues, due to a … read more
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I have been having the same issue with water leaking from my ceiling in various parts of my apartment since July of 2015 (I moved in February 2015). My ceiling in my living room has been "repaired" an… read more
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Moved in to apartment on Saturday. Doors were broken and sliding door latches were busted. Noticed roaches on the counter and in the fridge by our food the next morning! The place is infested and not … read more
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I have three little boys living in a apartment with mold and mewdew and the landlord will not fix the water link are move them to another apartment and it's making them sick… read more
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I am getting ready to move out of my apartment tomorrow. I
I am getting ready to move out of my apartment tomorrow. I have been living here 3 years. The carpet is stained, most likely because it's old. I'm not sure when it was changed last but it was before I… read more
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I am a Brooklyn resident and 6 months ago, mushrooms were
Hi, I am a Brooklyn resident and 6 months ago, mushrooms were growing in my bedroom, the landlord was notified that evening and came by the following morning and cut them off, removed them and sealed … read more
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do I have to pay my rent or full rent wen I have put up with
do I have to pay my rent or full rent wen I have put up with a leak to the point of putting blankets down to sop up the water out of carpet, an have to keep blankets doen I can't stand walking thru we… read more
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, I have a question about the house I am renting. I've
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I have been renting a house and I have problems with the basement.
I have been renting a house and I have problems with the basement. It has had leaks in the past and mold. Now it had a plumbing issue. I would like to know if there is anyway we can get the ability to… read more
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I RENT A HOUSE FOR $1150.00 A MONTH AND IT NEEDS A LOT OF REPAIRS
I RENT A HOUSE FOR $1150.00 A MONTH AND IT NEEDS A LOT OF REPAIRS BUT MY LANDLORD WILL NOT FIX THEM WHAT CAN I DO I HAVE PICTURES OF THEM… read more
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I have a rental property where the tenants broke a door which
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my daughter rents an apartment in seaside, ca she had to
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My 25 year old daughter lives in a predominantly Mexican apartment
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