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I have lived in my current apartment for 22 years! I have
I have lived in my current apartment for 22 years! I have never had my carpet replaced. the apartment freshly painted nor any appliances replaced except for a faulty wash machine and a garbage disposa… read more
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Hi I pay rent to my parents for their basement but since the spring has came it has started flooding. Bad. I have water damage on some of my furniture. They refuse to fix the issue or even help deal w… read more
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My wife is having a baby in two weeks. We got mold and lead
My wife is having a baby in two weeks. We got mold and lead kits to test the paint and air, and found mold and lead in the apartment. I filled out and gave my landlord a form he was supposed to give m… read more
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I just got a call from my landlady that I am being
I just got a call from my landlady that I am being evicted...I have lived here since 1988...never been late with the rent...I was already living here in this duplex when the current landlords purchase… read more
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If a house in oakland was built in 1930, is it subject to
if a house in oakland was built in 1930, is it subject to all the same requirements as a newer house in order to be rented? Just wondering.… read more
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The home I am living in has a serious leak in the roof and the landlord has refused to fix it. There is a great deal of black mold because of this. The landlord is now threatening to raise the rent fr… read more
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My fiancée and I moved into our home in October of last year.
My fiancée and I moved into our home in October of last year. Since then we have had many issues with maintenance not being preformed by the landlord. There is a larger hole in the side of the home, f… read more
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My landlods daughter and husband who is property manager has
My landlods daughter and husband who is property manager has threatened eviction twice accusing me and my bf of domestic violence. Also told me on the phone to shut the f**k up. And texted me I was st… read more
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On Friday Jan. 16, 2015 a hot water line broke under the kitchen floor and we had water al
On Friday Jan. 16, 2015 a hot water line broke under the kitchen floor and we had water all over the kitchen and living room. We called the apartment Manager Saturday Jan. 17, a plumber made lots of h… read more
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111mk, ,I'm a landlord and I own an apartment building that
Hello, I'm a landlord and I own an apartment building that was built in 1958. It's a 10 unit building. I have a tenant that is trying to make my life a living hell because he does not get along with m… read more
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I am a landlord with a renter who is resisting a rent increase
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