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I live in an apartment. Since I first moved in, I have requested
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I am looking for a way out of my lease. Due to circumstances,
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We have mold and fungus growing from our ceiling in our bathroom
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My landlord new my building had prior to my moving
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My husband and I have been renting a house in Kansas for just
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My son, Zac, just drove nine hours from Pennsylvania to Myrtle
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I am six months into a 1 year lease. The unit has had cockroaches
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Hi there, Ive been renting this apartment on the 4th floor
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