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refuses to refund screening fee or give copy of credit report

Date: Friday, November 15th, 2013 2:19 pm
Category: Legal Questions

While our home was in the end stages of escow, we decided to rent a home represented by a local real estate agent.  She knew our situation, we filled out the application, paid the screening fee and the very next day, we were approved due to our good cedit and high income.  Due to our […]

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Bed Bug Financial Responsibility

Date: Friday, November 15th, 2013 1:44 am
Category: Legal Questions

I have been living at this senior affordable complex for 7 years. I have never had bed bugs and don’t now.  However, when I renewed my lease I had to sign a form stating that I was financially responsible for bed bugs in my apartment. Since I have no control over who the management leases […]

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Date: Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 8:50 pm
Category: Apartment Complaint, Frustrated Renter, Landlord Problems, Legal Questions

I have bedbugs. As soon as I realized I had them I did a major clear out. i found 2 live bugs while I was cleaning, one while I was sweeping and the other in my bedsheet. I killed them both but unfortunately did not keep them. i wish i had checked some online forums […]

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Problem with Upstairs Neighbor

Date: Monday, November 11th, 2013 2:08 pm
Category: Frustrated Renter, Legal Questions, Renter Q & A

Hello,I am a tenant in Brooklyn, NY in a 6 story building.The neighbors above me are 2 weird elderly females- mother and daughter who are collecting everything under the sun from candlesticks to copper vases to paintings that the buy at flee markets. As they are both very odd people for the lack of a […]

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Tenants rights bed bugs

Paul CA Renter
Date: Sunday, November 10th, 2013 12:34 am
Category: Landlord Problems, Legal Questions, Rent Horror Stories

I am about 3 months into a 2 year lease and found bed bugs about a month and a half ago at the condo I’m renting. The owner claims that the bed bugs were not there before we came, but we did not have bed bugs before we moved in so I think its difficult if not impossible to […]

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Carpet Replacement & Apartment Renovation

Blaine Klingaman
Date: Saturday, November 9th, 2013 7:59 pm
Category: Legal Questions

Hello, This is a two part question!? 1) I’ve lived in the same Atlanta, Georgia Apartment now for 24 years (crazy right?) and I have never asked for carpet replacement before because quite frankly I have a lot of stuff in my apartment and moving it around while having the carpet replaced seemed too big […]

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problem with landlord repairs

Joker738 NV renter
Date: Friday, November 8th, 2013 12:19 pm
Category: Frustrated Renter, Landlord Problems, Legal Questions

on august 29, 2011 my apartments front door was kicked in and i was burglarized, when i arrived home i informed my landlord and they sent a maintance man over to secure the front door with a thin piece of plywood. i then took 4 hrs off of work the following day to get the […]

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landlord refuses to fix mold problems

Date: Thursday, November 7th, 2013 12:37 am
Category: Frustrated Renter, Landlord Problems, Legal Questions

So I’ve lived in this trailer park for 2 and a half years and the whole time I’ve had so many problems. From the kitchen sink leaking to the stove breaking to the electrical outlits sparking and shorting out and almost causing a fire to the major problem of Black Mold.(caused from sink leaking.)

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can the landlord retain a security deposit of a deceased renter

mike rembish NJ friend to deceased renter
Date: Monday, November 4th, 2013 11:13 pm
Category: Legal Questions

My friend rented an apartment for about 10 years. Always paid the rent on time. he passed away and we notified the landlord immediately. the landlord doesnt want to return my friend’s security deposit (to the decedent’s family members, not myself) because the renter didnt provide 45 days notice of intent to move – DUH, […]

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Problem with Landlord Repair..

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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