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I signed a rental lease on the 13th of Sept - in seeing the apartment I asked if the bathroom could be looked at - I saw mildew - or mold. I paid the security, 1/2 rent and move in fee, as I would take ownership of the new apartment on 15th of Sept. Full rent due October 1st. But I have not been able to take ownership and move in - as the "mold" question is still unknown. I have pix which have shared with coworkers and they say it's definitely looks like black mold - don't know what to do?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?

CT

Lawyer's Assistant: What are the terms of the lease? Any issues related to maintenance or upkeep?

1 year - it's a community so Maintenance is handled thru association

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Yes - spoke with Past Tenant and they pointed out to landlord that Possible there is a mold issue - and Prior tenant to them - also said there was an issue - 4 years of there being an issue possibly being an issue - WE Do not have proof that it is black mold - just speculation

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Lawyer: LandlordTenantAnswer, Attorney replied 9 months ago

Good afternoon. When you saw this, did you address it? When you signed the lease, did you demand that the landlord have this checked out? I am trying to understand and know why, if there was something present, you still proceeded with the lease?

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