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HOW MUCH TIME MUST LANDLORD NOTIFY YOU OF RENT INCREASE.

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HOW MUCH TIME MUST LANDLORD NOTIFY YOU OF RENT INCREASE

Lawyer's Assistant: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?

NEVADA HENDERSON

Lawyer's Assistant: What are the terms of the lease? Any issues related to maintenance or upkeep?

I HAD ONE YEAR LEASE THAT EXPIRED AT END OF SEPT. THEY DID NOT RENEW BECAUSE THEY SOLD TO ANOTHER PERSON. SO I WENT MONTH TO MONTH WITH NO LEASE. THEY CALLED SAYING THEY WANTED ME TO COME IN AND SIGN NEW LEASE. ABOUT DECEMBER 5TH I WENT IN TO SIGN NEW LEASE AND FOUND OUT THAT INSTEAD OF $500 MONTH PLUS UTILITIES (WATER & ELECTR) THEY NOW WANTED $650 AND UTILITIES ARE NOW MY RESPONSIBILITY. THERE ARE NO METERS ON MY BUILDING SO I ASKED HOW THEY WERE GOING TO CHARGE FOR UTILITIES. PRORERTY MANAGER HAD NO IDEA BUT THEY STILL WANTED ME TO SIGN NEW LEASE.

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Landlord-Tenant
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I am sorry to hear about this situation. Notwithstanding the other issues, a landlord in a month to month tenancy must give a month's notice of any increase in rent. No less.

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