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Not sure if this is the right category. I am living in utah and I signed a contract to continue living in the place through the summer. My roommates all moved out and one of the roommates didnt hand in their keys. I immediately asked to have to the locks rekeyed and two weeks went by and nothing was taken care of. At the two week mark my place was broken into without forced entry and the security cameras were not turned on. The cops supposedly searched the avenues of the roommates possibly stealing my stuff and nothing has turned up. Another two weeks have gone by and management still hasent changed the lock with my persistant as can be asking. My question being; am i out the stuff that is stolen or is management respsonsible for my stolen items since they havent changed the locks when all the keys are not returned after a contract has been terminated? thanks.
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IF you can prove that it was the prior tenant, then yes they are responsible for being negligent. Let's assume you can. Total value of stuff stolen?





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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
well say i cant prove it was a past tenant. what about the fact that i locked my door and there was no forced entry?
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