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I live in Nashville, TN. I moved into my apartment at the
I live in Nashville, TN. I moved into my apartment at the end of January 2018. I have not been late with my rent. The landlord does not make timely repairs. It took over 3 weeks to get my water fixed … read more
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I need help with a burst pipe issue. landlord has in the lease that if tenant is found negligent for pipes bursting then they pay for the bills. They are claiming a window in the front room was a crac… read more
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When I first moved in I asked the landlord if it had heat.
when I first moved in I asked the landlord if it had heat. She had informed me that it is cool in the summer and warm in the winter. I live in the basement of a house. When it started to get cold in t… read more
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PA** we have a tenant that complains of it being cold in s
PA** we have a tenant that complains of it being cold in his apartment. According to his room thermometer it is 60 degrees in his apartment, while the town's policy says landlords must "furnish heat a… read more
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Landlord repeatedly answered my question regarding whose responsibility
Landlord repeatedly answered my question regarding whose responsibility it was to pay to heat the hot water in the apartment. Hot water heater was in the closet. Response was repeatedly the Landlord's… read more
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I am a landlord in Nj. I have a commercial tenant who rents
I am a landlord in Nj. I have a commercial tenant who rents a store from me. Under the terms of the lease he pays th eulilities (gas electric ect). Above his store are 2 residential apartments that I … read more
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I moved out of my apartment building 1 month ago. This week
I moved out of my apartment building 1 month ago. This week I received a bill for $600 to replace the carpet. The letter said they would keep my $300 deposit, and expect the remaining $300 in 7 days o… read more
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I recently had a heating company come to my home and service
I recently had a heating company come to my home and service my heating system. He came out and said everything on my heating system was fine. Then, says he needs to shut off my hot water heater. Sayi… read more
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I have been living in a house I am renting since December 5,
I have been living in a house I am renting since December 5, 2013. In that time Texas suffered the coldest winter on record, and I suffered it without heat. With several request to fix it, and a lot o… 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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daughter is renting a 2 story duplex. very cold night and
daughter is renting a 2 story duplex. very cold night and pipes froze. daughter was brushing teeth next morning and only hot water would work. inadvertently left the cold water faucet on as nothing wa… read more
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Hi. I live in the east village in manhattan. The heat in
Hi. I live in the east village in manhattan. The heat in my apartment has not been working properly all winter. I have contacted the superintendant and management office many times over the last sever… 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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My rental home was under citation for over two months by the
My rental home was under citation for over two months by the Township building department due to the toilet having fallen through the floor (two and a half inches, supported only by the pipe and floor… read more
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Water in tenants apartment was so hot it burned her right hand,
Water in tenants apartment was so hot it burned her right hand, she went to the hospitle and was treated for second degree burn. can she sue the landlard?… read more
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My daughters' room flooded at midnight, it went into the
My daughters' room flooded at midnight, it went into the kitchen and bathroom and just made it into the living room. Our landlord told us not to call the Fire Dept, but water was POURING out of the ki… read more
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My daughter and two room mates are renting the bottom floor
My daughter and two room mates are renting the bottom floor of a house in scranton PA. It's starting to get cold and the landlord has told him he will not turn the heat higher than 60 degrees. Is ther… read more
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I am a college student, I lived in an apartment by myself this passed school year my landlord was very nice in the beginning she knew that i received refund checks from my school for my rent every 6 w… read more
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