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Break of lease due to inhabitable situation. Is this
Break of lease due to inhabitable situation. Is this possible? The lease doesn't have any health clause, son has severe allergies and roof leaked for months and most likely caused mold. He has been si… read more
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I have a question about tenant's rights, it's a one year
it's a one year lease, but the problem is related to mold and i am getting sick from this mold I cannot stay here and put mysef and my family in jeopardy i have to break the lease and leave, but, per agreement, i will lose the deposit and some more money. I really didnt have plans to move but have to move out because of the ser=viority of the mold. it's pretty bad. can I sue the landlord for this? … read more
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I moved into an apartment complex 9 mo ago and I still have
I moved into an apartment complex 9 mo ago and I still have 3 months left on the lease. I just found out a few days ago there is mold in the ceiling. It has tall skylights and they have been leaking f… read more
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Question relating to being a tenant for 2 years in which a/c has not been serviced or maintained until it breaks or springs a leak in the ceiling which has happened 3 times in two years. A/c repairman… read more
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PA** We have a tenant that complained of a roof leak two
PA** We have a tenant that complained of a roof leak two weeks ago, and we corrected the problem (including fixing all damaged ceiling) within the month. The leak affected only one bedroom while the r… read more
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My daughter is a student at the University of Kentucky, but
My daughter is a student at the University of Kentucky, but lives off campus (as of 8/1/14). Her rental agent told her that they would not be able to put the water bill in her name because it covered … read more
barristerinky
barristerinky
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My son moved to mi higan from Indiana 4 yes ago and started
My son moved to mi higan from Indiana 4 yes ago and started having severe health problems last year. We noticed mold in his apartment after a weekend away he came home and his appt was flooded. The la… read more
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We live in an apartment complex owned by a large company.
We live in an apartment complex owned by a large company. Over the last two years we have not gotten good maintenance service but didn't give a bad survey for any of them but one. It was for our centr… read more
Law Pro
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2 year lease, tenant (themselves landlords and homeowners in
2 year lease, tenant (themselves landlords and homeowners in another state) decided to buy house after 6-month, notified me after offer accepted and breaking lease. moving in 45 days, I same day put u… read more
barristerinky
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I am looking for a way out of my lease. Due to circumstances,
I am looking for a way out of my lease. Due to circumstances, I can barely afford to live in my house.. This week I think I encountered an out... Evidently there has been a water leak in the wall that… read more
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Hello. I am a tenant and I have a concern about mold/mildew in my property. How do I go about handling this situation? I have scheduled an appointment to have the home inpsected this Wednesday. I also… read more
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My son & girlfriend signed a lease for an apartment in San
My son & girlfriend signed a lease for an apartment in San Francisco. After they paid the security deposit & 1st month's rent, they went through the apartment & found numerous things that need to be c… read more
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i have an issue about which i have exchanged correspondence
i have an issue about which i have exchanged correspondence with my landlord and would like to forward you my demand letter to them...this will fully explain the situation and set out what i'm asking … read more
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A negligence issue question from a tenant: I heard a drop in what seemed to be my vent in our living area about two weeks ago, but did not hear a following sound or drop- it was raining so I attribute… read more
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I live under a slum lord. Ive lived here for 14 years. No
I live under a slum lord. I've lived here for 14 years. No one else can last more than 1 or 2 years. I have paid my rent on time since 1999. I even started paying a year in advance to get 1 month free… read more
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We have been in a leased house for about 6 months of a 18 month
We have been in a leased house for about 6 months of a 18 month lease. The house has developed a number of problems over life of our lease. Right now there is a leak in the roof which it seems has bee… read more
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I have mildew and mold in my kitchen walls in my apartment.
I have mildew and mold in my kitchen walls in my apartment. This is due to cracks in the pipes and overflow pipes carrying sewage water and dumping into the space under the sink and through the vent o… read more
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The owner of my apt. complex is evicting my roommate and I for no apparent reason. Two months ago, I had major spine surgery and unable to move at this time. I have yet another major spine surgery com… read more
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