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Moved in to apartment on Saturday. Doors were broken and sliding door latches were busted. Noticed roaches on the counter and in the fridge by our food the next morning! The place is infested and not … read more
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I just moved to Sun City, AZ. I am in a year contract with a
I just moved to Sun City, AZ. I am in a year contract with a Rent to Buy single family dwelling with central air. I am 69 y/o. The temperture is 90 the house is 81 and the temperture on Saturday is pr… read more
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I found a 4 bedroom house to rent in Portsmouth,VA. The house needed major repairs in order to be habitable. We signed the lease on 10/30/15 with the agreement that major issues would be fixed. It is … read more
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I am a new renter and I think that I am paying way too much
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I have had a problem with my septic field lines since moving
I have had a problem with my septic field lines since moving to the property. I first called in the complaint the second week of Jan this year, and the problem still hasn't been fixed. We have a raw s… read more
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We have asked the landlord repeatedly to fix the issues with
We have asked the landlord repeatedly to fix the issues with this home and he has ignored us. We withheld rent, are we within our rights?… read more
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I rent an apartment in Richmond, VA. Since Oct 2013 I have
I rent an apartment in Richmond, VA. Since Oct 2013 I have been having trouble with the furnace. I called the building managers and they sent someone to fix it. The workers did what they could but is … read more
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hi my name is XXXXX XXXXX dont need any phone calls because i
hi my name is XXXXX XXXXX dont need any phone calls because i am at work right now, but heres my problem...i am renting a house inwaterbury ct., and the landlord put in a new furnace and plumbing 2 ye… read more
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If I live in California and have been renting a place for five years but do not have anything in writing with the owner, he was a friend. Do I have any right to expect reimbursement for repairs such a… read more
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I live in an apartment complex and I am having problems getting
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A Lawyer earlier today said this: "1) to withhold rent till
A Lawyer earlier today said this: "1) to withhold rent till he fixes the problem and deduct a per diem rate for such" But, I called the State of South Carolina and they said that I can't withhold rent… read more
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