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I recently applied for an apartment and got approved for it.
I recently applied for an apartment and got approved for it. I have a section 8 voucher an which I applied with for the apartment. I paid my security deposit but choose not to move in because the inspection failed due to the apartment not being ready because someone was still living there. The apartment said my deposit was not refundable and I have not signed a lease or nothing for it. My expected move in date wasn't until November 10. … read more
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Legal Eagle
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I live with my mom who 85 yrs old she has a section 8
I live with my mom who 85 yrs old she has a section 8 voucher i get stppoed with a half a joint and chared with simple possession can i be made to move and will she have to move also..ty … read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
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I am 75 years old and disabled. I am on section 8 in
I am 75 years old and disabled. I am on section 8 in California (San Bernardino County) living in a 1 bedroom apartment. I've been living in this apartment for more than 20 years. I am unable to drive… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I am living in an apt that was being occupied by Aunt and
I am living in an apt that was being occupied by Aunt and cousin who were both ill and my Aunt elderly. The apt is in her name and I've been living there with them on and off for the past year, but fo… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
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Im on section 8. Just got approved and moved in to apartment
Im on section 8. Just got approved and moved in to apartment on 9/15/17. When we gave all information to the housing authority and was certified was on like 9/07/17. We were told if there's any signif… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
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I'm trying to 2 bedroom unit at Chestnut Farms in Raynham,
I'm trying to 2 bedroom unit at Chestnut Farms in Raynham, MA. They have affordable program that the price is $1444 and they have regular 2 bedroom for $1875. I have section 8 voucher for two bedroom … read more
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Can someone explain how section 8 housing assistance works?
Can someone explain how section 8 housing assistance works? I got chosen from the lottery system, but my living situation is in transition and family members are going separate ways. I need to appear … read more
KLAW
KLAW
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A friend of mine has been a live in home health care
Hi, a friend of mine has been a live in home health care provider for a tenant who was on section 8 and living in income controlled housing. The tenant will not be returning to the apt. My friend has … read more
barristerinky
barristerinky
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Doctoral Degree
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Filled out a section 8 voucher 5 years ago. I put on the
I'm Chris and filled out a section 8 voucher 5 years ago. I put on the application convicted felon that I'm a sex offender and I was 19 and she was 17 at the time. Wrote all that on section 8 applicat… read more
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S. Kincaid
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My name is Ilene. Recently my mom got accepted 8 voucher but
Hello, my name is***** my mom got accepted for section 8 voucher but can her landlord reject her, even though he has already tenants with section 8. I am asking this because since he has giving a hard… read more
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Ray
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Doctoral Degree
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I am 65 years old, on Soc Sec disability. I have rented
I am 65 years old, on Soc Sec disability. I have rented for 8 continuously years in the same house, on Section 8. Eight years later there is a housing shortage and limited funding for Section 8 renter… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
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Hello, I have property I am letting in Trenton, NJ, (Mercer
Hello, I have property I am letting in Trenton, NJ, (Mercer County). And there are a few questions tenants about section 8 housing and TRA (Trenton Rental Assistance). I do not know what I need to do … read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
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I lived in a building for residents 55 and older with very
I lived in a building for residents 55 and older with very limited incomes. I paid rent on time always. I also used a section 8 voucher lowering my portion of the rent. I lived there nearly 10 years, … read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
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Doctoral Degree
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I have section 8 tenant, which we have addendum bind between
I have section 8 tenant, which we have addendum bind between tenant and landlord other than HAP contract, I wonder if it's legal. Right now, tenant is not execute the addendum she agreed and signed, w… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
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Hi I live in Greenfield Ma my question is how many square feet does an
Hi I live in Greenfield Ma my question is how many square feet does an room have to be to be considered a bedroom? Just for aditiona info I am on sec 8 my 60 yr old hubby and I (57) we are recently em… read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
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Doctoral Degree
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Good evening MaryMEsq, Do Landlords take co-signers when the
Good evening MaryMEsq, Do Landlords take co-signers when the credit is poor? Going bankrupt would cause a 100 point drop in our credit score from 600 to 500. Then we would be afraid we couldn't get in… read more
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I live in Los Angeles Ca. I am living in an Apt building 6
I live in Los Angeles Ca. I am living in an Apt building 6 years & that 2 years & ago it went into foreclosure. I was under a Section 8 Contract lease with the original owner. So after the foreclosure… read more
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Law Pro
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I have a six families building in NY, one of the apartment
I have a six families building in NY, one of the apartment is under rent control, so now the tenant who is on the lease living in Boston, her son is living in the apartment. What can I do if I would l… read more
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