Basement flooding


Moved in to house in Jan 08, and 2 weeks later, 2 inches of water in basement.  Landord stated originally basement had some seepage, and to keep dehumidifier running.  Have kept that running, Water has been pouring into basement  with each rain.  Sump pump was put in and helped some, with promises of fixing basement leakage for the last 6 months.  Now mold is growing out of floors and walls.  My question, is cost of moving all of my things from basement.   Nowhere to put them and suggestion is to rent container to put things in while work is being done.  Should landlord be responsible for that cost?   I can’t afford it.   All I have done for 6 months is to move things around in basement to keep from being destroyed.  Now landlord says it is all my responsiblity to move things and pay for any expenses involved.  Is that right?

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Edited on: Sunday, July 17th, 2011 4:35 am
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