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Missing hot water

Amy AL Apartment Renter
Date: Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 7:46 pm
Category: Frustrated Renter, Landlord Problems, Legal Questions, Renter Q & A

Hi I have two questions.  1. The pool in our rental does not have an anti entrapment device over the bottom drain. As a rental is this required?  2.  The house has 3 beds and 1 bath in the main house and 1 bed and 1 bath in the pool house we found out today […]

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Can I refuse a tenting of my rental for termites from unlicensed companies?

Nick MI New Renter
Date: Sunday, August 18th, 2013 4:43 am
Category: Renter Q & A

I live in California, 4 weeks ago, through Terminix, I found out I have termites. (Wood and subterranean) My realty management company sent out a contractor to give an estimate, It was $1800 for a 2 day tent (seems too short a time to me) 1 day of actual tenting and 1 day of airing […]

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landlord replacing “damaged” carpet and charging me for it

Date: Saturday, August 17th, 2013 4:35 pm
Category: Apartment Complaint, Frustrated Renter, Landlord Problems, Renter Q & A

I just moved out of my apartment after 4 months of living there and I just recieved notice that they ripped out all the carepts and need to replace them because of pet damage. Can they do this without notifying me first?

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Who is responsible for fireplace damage?

lisa FL former renter
Date: Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 1:11 am
Category: Landlord Problems, Legal Questions, Renter Q & A

Hello! I am a tenant renting a house in a cold climate where in the middle of winter the old gas furnace has a hard time heating the house. When we first moved in there were record low temps that burst pipes, and we were instructed to keep the house a certain temp to prevent […]

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Charing water on 4 units with 1 meter

Date: Monday, August 12th, 2013 3:03 pm
Category: Renter Q & A

Hi, I live in Virginia, and I wanted to know if my landlord can charge water on 4 different units using on meter per build. The residents never see a water bill, we have to pay what’s add onto the rent each month. Could someone please advise on what to do. Thanks for any assistance 

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jennifer NV new renter
Date: Saturday, August 10th, 2013 3:18 pm
Category: Frustrated Renter, General Topics, Landlord Problems, Legal Questions, Renter Q & A

Hi, My landlord said there is no need to fix the fireplace in out rental becuase we have a gas furnace. But we hardly ever use the gas furnace. The heat from the fireplace is all we need. She asked that we shut it off, and turn the gas off and leave it. My husband […]

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What are my rights

cherri CO disabled person
Date: Thursday, August 8th, 2013 2:46 am
Category: Renter Q & A

I am a disabled person with a minor child and my husband is not well, has a heart condition. The landlord claims the house we live in can’t be insured. We moved in Feb.1, 2011.Its a one yearlease. Can I get additional monies to help us move? what if we can’t find a place for the […]

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What to do when house floods & landlord say oh well maybe you should move?

Patricia CA
Date: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 1:39 pm
Category: Renter Q & A

Woke up to a flooded house, Pipe under house broke,Landlord says Told you house was old, Should have moved when Heater broke Months ago. We have lived here since 1990, He never fixes anything right but have stayed because he never raises rent. We have fixed things ourselves in most cases but this is over […]

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renting tips

sharon NJ tenant
Date: Sunday, July 28th, 2013 8:56 pm
Category: Renter Q & A

My guestion is can I be evicted from my mobile home? I live in a mobile home park & just received a eviction notice for not having my roof tarred . My disabilities are not visable but they do keep me  from working plus I receive disability from Social Security. I wrote to  the main […]

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Leaky Ceiling

Leaky Issue
Date: Saturday, July 27th, 2013 1:15 pm
Category: Apartment Complaint, Legal Questions, Renter Q & A

I own a condo unit in another state that is being rented out currently. Last summer, the condominium received a new roof. After getting the new roof, my unit has suddenly started to leak even though it was not leaking before. The problem is that the property management company that operates the entire building on […]

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