Unusually and extremely high water and sewer bill - $1950
Unusually and extremely high water and sewer bill - $1950 for two months! The utility company will not budge and my utilities have been off for over a month and I am at my witts end. … read more
7,172 satisfied customers
Have a real estate sale problem. CA. Sale of my property. In
In 2005 my city implemented a sewer system and eliminated our septic tank system. The system was attached to a Utility Water System which installed meters to requlate the sewage and water. If we installed the meters at the time the cost would be minimal and placed on a loan which the city would carry and which would follow the property. All placed on our taxes. My property a five unit has three addresses; two the of addresses contain two units and one is a small house, in total five units. The Utility company placed a meter on only one address at the time and apparently failed to install meters on the other addresses. I just sold the property and the utility company is not allowing the transfer of water into the new owners name. Reason is they want $5,000 per meter to install into the property because they failed earlier to install the meters. They say total maybe as much as $20,000. Here are my questions! The new owner had a full inspection done on the property before purchasing. Is she responsible for the meters cost? The Utilties company say we are responsible and if we are shouldn't we be charged according to the contract we had with them and the city? At the time of the contracts if we signed early we could get a cheap price on meters etc..but if we sign later its penalty would be $5,0000..We signed early and they installed there meter etc...who's at fault? and can we get lower price and on our contract?… read more
36,626 satisfied customers
In New Jersey if a water dept under estimates water bills
In New Jersey if a water dept under estimates water bills for several years and the landlord pays them, how far back (years) can the water dept go to adjust the underestimated bills, and what is the c… read more
5,075 satisfied customers
I had a water leak at my residence and the community water
I had a water leak at my residence and the community water association is charging me. 875.00 dollars for over use. I have a water meter that the association installed, however, not all members have m… read more
Alex J. Esq.
16,901 satisfied customers
About a week ago we paid our water bill (slightly late per
About a week ago we paid our water bill (slightly late per accidental error-you know how it goes!) online after calling the Water DPT and asking what the exact amount was. Today my 5 mo pregnant wife … read more
11,414 satisfied customers
My sister lives in Springfield Mo., she is disabled and living
My sister lives in Springfield Mo., she is disabled and living on a fixed income, She had her utilities set up on a level payment plan. Her water service into her older home failed and started leaking… read more
Alex J. Esq.
16,901 satisfied customers
Hi there, I have a new question regarding my landlord. They
Hi there, I have a new question regarding my landlord. They rent to us a 4 bedroom house that they renovated and made into a guesthouse and 3 bedrooms. We are renting the 3 bedroom house for $2000 (th… read more
1,233 satisfied customers
On August 1st 2011 our local electrical utilitiy company changed
On August 1st 2011 our local electrical utilitiy company changed our electrical revolving meter to a digital meter that is located on the exterior of our home. On August 16 or 17th a technician from t… read more
10,701 satisfied customers
My wife and I are experiencing a problem with our electric
My wife and I are experiencing a problem with our electric bill (HECO). We are renting a house in Waipahu and before renting, we asked the Realtor and the previous tenant what their average electric b… read more
Richard - Bizlaw
3,854 satisfied customers
We signed a lease agreeing to pay for the water on the house.
We signed a lease agreeing to pay for the water on the house. Originally the owner was to pay for the water but changed the deal at the last minute regarding this payment. We were moving from another … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
46,816 satisfied customers
Hi - I rented an apartment this past year and have just moved.
Hi - I rented an apartment this past year and have just moved. I have two questions related to the management of the apartment. The first question has to do with "billable" charges in Arizona. When I … read more
27,858 satisfied customers
I work away from home, and I verbally let a woman rent, for
I work away from home, and I verbally let a woman rent, for $250.00 per month, and take care of my residence providing that she paid the utilities, that were in my name, kept the house clean, maintain… read more
2,132 satisfied customers
The tenants in a Tempe apartment complex are being billed for
The tenants in a Tempe apartment complex are being billed for water usage. This began after the ownership changed. My stepdaughter lives in that complex and has been billed as much as $80 per month. S… read more
44,533 satisfied customers
I am doing some research into water meter reading as related
I am doing some research into water meter reading as related to any requirement as to a meter reading being required within a certain amount of days from when a consumer applies for and initiates an a… read more
Owner of my own law firm
6,439 satisfied customers
I owned a business in the same town that I live in. I paid
I owned a business in the same town that I live in. I paid a deposit on the business and a deposit on the home for water services. My business failed and I did not pay the water bill, however I have c… read more
1,750 satisfied customers
i live in houston tx . I received a bill from my water company
i live in houston tx . I received a bill from my water company for 1400.00 . They are saying that they miss read my meter for 5 yrs. And they are trying to back charge me the diffance in the bill. My … read more
19,000 satisfied customers
My husband and I are trying to figure out how we can remedy ...
My husband and I are trying to figure out how we can remedy our situation where our landlord did not tell us that we were paying heat for this three-family we live in. Our winter heating bills here in… read more
J D Haas
2,998 satisfied customers
I am trying to figure out how to get a copy of a MN state ...
I am trying to figure out how to get a copy of a MN state law which addresses utility billing for rental units, but don't know where to look. My specific situation is that I am a landlord who has inad… read more
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