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landlord use my deposit to replace carpet to vinyl

Athena
Date: Monday, May 13th, 2013 5:01 pm
Category: Frustrated Renter, General Topics, Legal Questions, Renter Q & A

my landload refused to return my deposit, because he used it to "replace the carpet to vinyl". I read the local law which allows landlord to use the deposit to "restore the dwelling unit to its condition at the commencement of the tenancy, ordinary wear and tear excepted". Obviously, what my landlord did is not […]

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What rights do I have as a paying tenant

1ndnvr
Date: Saturday, May 11th, 2013 3:06 pm
Category: Apartment Complaint, Frustrated Renter, General Topics, Legal Questions, Rent Horror Stories, Renter Q & A

Before the recession, I’d owned some place of my own for 10 year.  The apartment I’ve been in for a year and a half now (and am leaving)  is the first complex rental since the 90s…….At first I thought maybe things had changed, but most who hear this or that are blown away at the […]

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Attempted Break In

Annoymous
Date: Friday, May 10th, 2013 2:28 pm
Category: Apartment Complaint, Frustrated Renter, General Topics, Landlord Problems, Legal Questions, Renter Q & A

There was an Attempted break in on my Place, I called the police and they took a report,  The person who tried to break into my place had moved the door knob about 1/2 inches.  The landlord happened to be working on the upstairs apartment, at the time and had just screwed the door tighter, however the knobs etc are […]

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family of 4 living in small one bedroom

neighbor
Date: Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 1:13 am
Category: Apartment Complaint, Frustrated Renter, General Topics, Landlord Problems, Legal Questions

is it even legal to have both parent,teenage kid and small child in one bedroopm that fits for just 2 people to occupy??plus the fact that they always keep both kids locked in the home, is that even child abuse of some sort. even during the hot summers the doors are closed as well as […]

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IN NEED OF HELP PLEASE!

TENANT IN NJ
Date: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 8:08 pm
Category: Apartment Complaint, Frustrated Renter, General Topics, Landlord Problems, Legal Questions, Rent Horror Stories, Renter Q & A

tTHIS IS MY SAD STORY, I HAVE BEEN LIVING IN A NICE PRIVATE 2APT. HOUSE. FOR 4 YEARS.  I LIVE ON THE SECOND FLOOR WITH MY WIFE AND MY CHILD. WE HAVE NEVER HAD BED BUGS. WELL LISTEN TO THIS, THE TENANTS ON THE FIRST FLOOR HAD BED BUGS. AND THE SNEAKY LANDLORD CONTRACTED  A […]

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Sharing tenants rights information

TayTay AZ Former Renter
Date: Friday, April 26th, 2013 5:16 pm
Category: General Topics

I was wondering if it was illegal for a landlord to share a tenants rights information, isn’t there a privacy policy or law protecting the renter from that information being shared?

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Can new landlord impose new 12-month lease?

Gavin Day
Date: Thursday, April 25th, 2013 9:53 am
Category: General Topics, Legal Questions

I moved into an apartment in Oklahoma in 2009 and signed a 12-month lease. After a year, I went to a month-to-month arrangement. (In other words, the landlord didn’t ask for another 12-month lease). In 2012 the building was sold. Last week (April 2013) the property manager wrote to me saying that the owners wish […]

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when do landlord have to replace carpet

IL Former Renter
Date: Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 4:20 am
Category: General Topics

i lived in an apartment 12yrs. The mangement is saying i have to pay for carpet damage of 250. Is this true. I’ve been told that the complex has ti change the carpet every 8 yrs.

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Bedbugs problem

rockstar283 CA new tenant
Date: Friday, April 19th, 2013 1:04 am
Category: Frustrated Renter, General Topics, Legal Questions

Hello..I just moved in today in a house who were renting one of the rooms they have with a bathroom as well..after moving in my stuff, I went out at my friends place and when I came back to the new room to sleep in night, I have found many bedbugs due to which I […]

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what are the laws about the landloard fileing eviction?

Ash UT renter
Date: Wednesday, April 17th, 2013 11:01 pm
Category: Apartment Complaint, Frustrated Renter, General Topics, Landlord Problems, Legal Questions, Rent Horror Stories, Renter Q & A

so i lease from a community, when we first moved in they told us we had 3 days to be late to pay rent which we went 2 more days past that, but payed the late fee when we turned it in they said they were going to file eviction , but since we turned in […]

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