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Try to explain briefly. My daughter lives in Atlanta and rented a house with a roommate last July 1, 2017. I had to sign lease as well because of her low income. The roommate turned out to be crazy an… read more
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My 19 yr old daughter signed a lease for a year in July 2017 and lives with 2 other roommates in a joint lease. After living with them, she found out one is a drug dealer and they smoke pot all the ti… read more
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My daughter is 19 and we live in Colorado. She spent her
My daughter is 19 and we live in Colorado. She spent her freshman year at CU Boulder, CO and was planning to return in August 2017. She signed a lease with 3 other girls and paid her portion of the se… read more
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My daughter is in an apt. That's considered student housing
My daughter is in an apt. That's considered student housing at UTSA. They won't let her out of her lease unless there's a case of domestic abuse,a stalker etc. The lease even says if she loses her job… read more
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My daughter is in a lease with 3 other girls (all over 18)
My daughter is in a lease with 3 other girls (all over 18) that expires July 25th. My daughter has moved out and submitted a notice to vacate with the landlord. 2 of the 4 girls refused to sign the no… read more
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My daughter is 24, she rented her first apartment in June 2014
My daughter is 24, she rented her first apartment in June 2014 with a roommate. On my first visit i remarked on the odor of dampness in the air. On Wednesday 10/22 she reported a leak coming out of th… read more
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My 26 year-old daughter would like to get out of her lease.
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I don't know what this would come under, but we signed a lease for my daughter to rent a house at college and gave an $850 deposit. Now the landlord doesn't want to give the deposit back because she h… read more
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In Scottsdale Az my then girl friend and I signed a 1 year condo lease (In Jan 14);
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