My daughter in Berkley...
My daughter in Berkley school, renting an apartment independently with 3 other colleagues in one apartment for about $3700 a month. Since start from last June/2017 till present with one year lease, landlord has been doing massive construction, additions, like full construction site type location. We parents, visiting our daughter last week end, on 9th march to 11th March, saw the massive tarps, lumbers, steel bars, sand, cement, nail by access to apartment steps, other construction material
Lawyer's Assistant: What state is this in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Students( tenants) gave letter showing concerns and call land lord re on going mess, workers walking talking, drilling, jackhammering, shutting off water, electricals, they can not study, concentrate, getting poor grades, have to and forced to move out or have to leave to else where or liberary to make up with mid terms, quizes, finals, due to un hegine condition, noise, dust, developed migrains, to
Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have been taken so far?
Ids spoke to landlord manager, she gave few $$ worth coupon to lift or starbucks to shut them up. I can send lease and pictures, it is massive construction, no student should be allowed to live there, no safety,i got pictures, video from girls, letter they gave to land lord rep, I will say we should clain entire rent refund plus any suffering, It is not inhabitable.I can understand landlord can do construction with real caution like replacement accomodation of like dstyle and value and location repair, but this place is very poorly maintained, all corners of building in out is full of blacl spots, spider webs, never cleaned, or swept or washed, no maintenancem entrance door, box, all are broken, big crakes a locations, just horrible,
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That is nut shell, purpose of this lease is to have a home to enjoy it here to peacefully study and achieve their goal. but this place is horrific as its being plus landlord started long construction project without losing any revenue by saying in lease unconscionablly that land lord is doing construction. Kids do not ubderstand the gravity of that masive construction like a construction site where every thing is kind of temporary and only professional workers can handel per safty rules and regulations per OSHA type guidelines. here I see no warning schedule given by emails, or posted anywhere when what will happen, etc. We like to claim full rent and penality for such conduct and such illegal claue in leases. I am one of parent All parents co-signed lease for their daughters and all have consented me verbally through my daughter to contact attorney or any agency for this matter. regards ifti