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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 have a few questions...1. I was unemployed and was allowed to not pay rent for 2 months, can my Landlord request unpaid rent when I resume working? If my landlord knowingly refuses to repair/fix my … read more
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I am a renter and for the last 3 to 4 months my unit became
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Someone familiar with NM law: am renting and last Friday, 10-24, freezer developed bad smell, no probs before this. Tried some things that didn't work. Turned fridge off and scrubbed with bleach, did … read more
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