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I recently moved into a apartment which has rodent
I recently moved into a apartment which has rodent infestation. The landlord has put down traps but has failed to rectify the problem. What are my legal rights in this situation? … read more
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I live in Florida and signed a lease 2 weeks ago stating
Hi, I live in Florida and signed a lease 2 weeks ago stating pest control (roaches, rats, bedbugs etc) is our responsibility/ However, within a day of moving in we saw rats and holes that they are ent… read more
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I have been renting a house in florida for 3 months and have
I have been renting a house in florida for 3 months and have discovered it is infested with bed bugs, am I or my landlord responsible … read more
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I actually have a rat issue in New Jersey, West New York zip
Hi I actually have a rat issue in New Jersey, West New York zip code 07093. I moved into a new apt here in the same building and there has been mice or rat sighting and I have laid down traps, the bui… read more
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I am renting an apartment in Belmar, NJ. My lease says that
I am renting an apartment in Belmar, NJ. My lease says that I am responsible for pest extermination. Two mice appeared in my apartment today and I was told by the owner that it is my responsibility. T… read more
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I have problems with my landlord and try to get advice from
Good evening, I have problems with my landlord and try to get advice from lawyer. I live San Francisco and I live ground level. When I first move in this house, every thing was quiet nice. but after a… read more
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Ive been renting at this apartment on 4yrs and just recently
Ive been renting at this apartment for going on 4yrs and just recently my apartment has been taken over by mice! It started with a mouse or two once in a while a month or so ago but now I see several … read more
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hello , my name is ***** ***** my question is when i move in
hello , my name is ***** ***** my question is when i move in to my apartment on the first floor every thing was find and then suddenely the landlord rent the basement as an apartment there are 5 peopl… read more
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I recently had to break a lease due health and safety issues
I recently had to break a lease due health and safety issues (rodent issues). I gave the landlord notice in late November 2013 and the lease was due in June 2014. The landlord did not list the home fo… read more
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section 83.51 (2)(a),F.S. states that the landlord of a
section 83.51 (2)(a),F.S. states that the landlord of a dwelling unit other than a single-family home or duplex, shall at all times of the tenancy, make reasonable provisions for: *Extermination of ra… read more
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I just paid my apartment complex rent last week and this week
I just paid my apartment complex rent last week and this week I discovered a termite infestation. The termites have spread to my new bed set and are crawling a flying everywhere. I notified the renter… read more
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I recently rented an apartment in Broward county. We were shown
I recently rented an apartment in Broward county. We were shown the model by the manager and told the apartment we were renting was identical, but we couldn't view the actual apartment because they we… read more
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Hello, I am considering breaking my lease because my apartment
Hello, I am considering breaking my lease because my apartment has bedbug infestation. This was a preexsiting condition and the landlord failed to notify me or treat the problem before my moved into t… read more
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We are considering suing them after we move out for back rent
We are considering suing them after we move out for back rent because we have had a rat infestation at the home for over a year. We understand that we may be able to sue them for a portion of the rent… read more
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My neighbor, who is a resident in Cambridge, Mass., has a progressive
My neighbor, who is a resident in Cambridge, Mass., has a progressive illness that now requires her to employ an elder services person to come in once every two weeks to clean and straighten up her ap… read more
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I own a rowhouse in DC, although I live out of state. I desire
I own a rowhouse in DC, although I live out of state. I desire to keep the home in excellent condition, this means I update regularly (new kitchen, floors, etc within the last 3-5 years). I also respo… read more
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I moved into a rental property a little over 4 months ago at
I moved into a rental property a little over 4 months ago at the beginning of February. I have one house cat, who never steps a foot outside or even onto the enclosed patio. When I was shown the apart… read more
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I have been experiencing repeated mice infestation in my NYC
I have been experiencing repeated mice infestation in my NYC apartment since August 2009. Landlord has sent in exterminator and super three times. They have placed rat poison & sticky mouse traps all … read more
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