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Breaking My Lease

Kissalvoe NM New Renter
Date: Friday, April 17th, 2015 5:22 am
Category: Apartment Complaint, Frustrated Renter, General Topics, Landlord Problems, Legal Questions

I have been with my apartment complex in Albuquerque, NM since May. We signed an 8 month lease and it ends as of January 31st. However, I do not want to stay that long. I don’t feel secure in staying for a few more months. Several times we have placed work orders for maintenance to […]

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Is a broken gas pipe in a fireplace safe?

Date: Thursday, April 16th, 2015 5:07 pm
Category: Frustrated Renter, Legal Questions

Hello everyone, so my family and I just moved into a house 2-3 weeks ago. We signed the contract before doing a walk-through (biggest mistake ever…we were moving from out of state and desperate for a place). The day we moved in, the house was horribly dirty…roach feces everywhere with 2 dead roaches in the […]

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Date: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 9:00 pm
Category: Legal Questions

Our Landlord did not renew our lease when it ran out back in April 2014 and we have been renting month to month adhering to the old lease agreement.  He suddenly turned up on our doorstop one evening at 8:30pm and asked us to sign a new lease which we said we would consider when […]

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Rental Agreement Vs Property Management

Date: Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 6:36 am
Category: Legal Questions

I am in a rental agreement that allows me to send my rent at the latest postmarked by the fifth of every month.  The owner recently hired property management who are threatening late fees if the check is postmarked anytime after the first.  Can they do this if I have a rental agreement stating otherwise? 

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Landlord’s right to employment updates?

a palmful of stars
Date: Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 6:36 pm
Category: Legal Problem, Legal Questions, Renter Q & A

I live in the first-floor apartment of a two-family house in a city in CT with my boyfriend.  The lease is solely in my name.  The owner lives on-site in the upstairs apartment.  When I signed the lease, I had just started a new job in the city.  Prior to my signing of the lease, […]

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Neighbor with loud muffler

Vic Hoffmann
Date: Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 6:30 pm
Category: Apartment Complaint, Frustrated Renter, Legal Questions

I have an inconsiderate neighbor who has one of those loud aftermarket mufflers that try to make a small car sound like a race car. I get woke up every morning between 5 AM and 5:45 AM, I have complaind to my property manager and she insists it is a police matter. I explained the laws about […]

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if i have bedbugs in my apartment do i have to pay rent? and who is responsible for replacing beds & furniture, if i didnt have them before i moved in?

charlotte rivera
Date: Thursday, September 11th, 2014 4:37 pm
Category: Landlord Stories, Legal Questions, Renter Q & A
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Breach of Contract

Date: Friday, July 18th, 2014 12:44 pm
Category: Legal Questions, Tenant Excuses

I recently moved out of a less than livable apartment and my landlord is now trying to keep half of my deposit for "damages" and cleaning. The apartment was filthy when I moved in from construction dust and workers. My parents and I spent two days cleaning. I own two dogs that I paid a […]

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Landlord Breach of Contract

jennifer NV new renter
Date: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 7:08 am
Category: Apartment Complaint, Frustrated Renter, Legal Problem, Legal Questions, Renter Q & A

I live in Dayton, OH in a fairly large apartment community corporately managed by a company that owns and manages 116 apartment communities across ten states.   My central air has been non functioning since July of last year.     Corporate is now ‘offering’ to move me to a different apartment within the same […]

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Tom MD co-signer
Date: Friday, June 20th, 2014 5:12 pm
Category: Agreements, Apartment Complaint, Bizzare, Busted Tenant, Eviction, Frustrated Landlord, Frustrated Renter, General Topics, Landlord humor, Landlord Legal, Landlord Problems, Landlord Q & A, Landlord Stories, Landlord Tips, Legal Problem, Legal Questions, Rent Horror Stories, Renter Q & A, Tenant Excuses, Tenant Problems, Videos Post

I am aware of the Philadelphia Lead Paint Regulation  [named Lead Disclosure and Certification act] states that a Landlord can NOT evict a tenant, if they are not in compliance with the regulation [IE Providing the Tenant with children 6 and under, with a "Lead Safe" or "Lead Free" certificate.  LANDLORD CAN NOT CHARGE RENT […]

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