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Very High Electric Bill

tendonut NC Renter
Date: Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 11:46 pm
Category: Apartment Complaint, Frustrated Renter, General Topics

I moved into a one bedroom 735sq ft apartment in Raleigh, NC 4 months ago. Everything was going fine until I started using the A/C. My bill has skyrocketed to an incredible $170, yet my apartment still lingers in the low 80’s once the outside temperatures peak over 90. It’s very hard to sleep because […]

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Problem with Landlord Repair..

edwradp
Date: Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 9:25 pm
Category: Frustrated Renter, General Topics, Landlord Problems, Legal Questions

I contacted my landlord about mold in master bathroom back in august 20, 2013 and didnt show up til 6 days later, after mentioning i will be hiring and mold inspector to asses the damage. he started doing the job himself and i have a feeling that his not an expert on mold and wasnt […]

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Broken verbal agreement by apartment management

IL Former Renter
Date: Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 10:18 am
Category: Apartment Complaint, Frustrated Renter, General Topics, Legal Questions, Renter Q & A

My parents are moving into an apartment in Los Angeles. When they put down the deposit, they were told by the manager, who no longer works for them, a working refrigerator will be provided. The move-in date was set to tomorrow, which is on a Saturday, so the new manager asked them to come down […]

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What will my landlord do if I overstay?

Tenant
Date: Friday, November 1st, 2013 9:57 am
Category: General Topics, Videos Post

One day, I just had a really strong desire of making things difficult for my landlord. So I asked my friend a question given the scenario below: “The landlord and I had a terrible fight over some repairs that he didn’t do.  So I was thinking maybe I could punish him a little bit.  I’m […]

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Seeking advise for normal wear and tear in the apartment

Kuljeet
Date: Thursday, October 31st, 2013 6:35 pm
Category: General Topics

Hi Experts, I just moved out of an apartment in Maryland after 2 years and 6 months and had give $500.00 as Security Deposit initially. On move out, I had the whole apartment got cleaned by the professional cleaner except the paint and carpet. So now the management office had sent me the following charges: […]

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Countertop Replacement Security Deduction

anonymous MD renter
Date: Thursday, October 17th, 2013 6:10 am
Category: Frustrated Renter, General Topics, Landlord Problems, Legal Questions, Renter Q & A

So, there was a small burn on the countertop in our kitchen; I believe the countertop was standard formica, but I’m not entirely certain – at any rate, it was a wooden frame with a thin waterproof countertop. The burn was small, so I didn’t do anything to remove or repair it before moving out […]

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Excuses for not paying rent

Tenant
Date: Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 5:33 am
Category: General Topics, Videos Post

Here is a page for all renters out there. Hopefully, if you are late on paying your rent you have a really good excuse as to why. Listed below are some of the excuses tenants make every time they are late on paying their monthly rent and dues. Roommate excuse. The roommate excuse based on […]

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Paying for Illegal Apartment Electric–what do i do?

anonc
Date: Monday, October 14th, 2013 2:02 pm
Category: Apartment Complaint, General Topics, Landlord Problems, Legal Questions, Renter Q & A

I have noticed that my electricty bill is very high.  I notice that there are only two mailboxes yet there is ana aprtment in the basement which would make it three units.  I looked up the property at the tax assessors site and show that it is zoned for only 2 units.  The basement is […]

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Raising rent after a service request for broken AC

Zabrail NE renter
Date: Saturday, October 12th, 2013 4:59 am
Category: Frustrated Renter, General Topics, Landlord Problems, Legal Questions, Rent Horror Stories, Renter Q & A

I have lived in this rental property for only 2 months. I have had problems with the AC/Heating unit. The landlord keeps patching it and i keep having same problem. I have 4 small children and it is getting cold out there is no way to heat home only if i go purchase space heaters. […]

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10 Most Common Apartment Complaints

Tenant
Date: Friday, October 11th, 2013 5:56 am
Category: Apartment Complaint, General Topics

10 Most Common Apartment Complaint Filed by Tenants: The below list is a list of the most common apartment complaints filed against landlords and property managers according to the Rental Protection Agency complaint data. These complaints are filed by tenants Nationwide and include all 50 States. The results do not take bias by location but […]

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