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Bedbug Legal Issue

Emily | Sunday, March 10th, 2013 11:33 pm

So here is the situation. I moved into an apartment last August with two other roommates and around October one of my roommates was finding bites on her body. This persisted until January when she saw an actually bed bug. we called our landlord and they immediately took care of the problem and informed us [...]

my landlord took my money……

sheena | Sunday, March 10th, 2013 5:09 pm

 I always pay my rent early and I also over pay. I had a credit of 749.00 over so I paid for half the month of feb of 379.00 and owed 274.00. So they were supposed to take that from my credit of 749.00 but they took the whole thing then said i owed a [...]

Landlord charging for replacing a door

Roz | Sunday, March 10th, 2013 5:02 am

My shower door busted. i have NO idea how. I thought it was from the extreme heat my apartment holds and i was out of town for the weekend, came home and found it shattered. Apparently this is unreasonable, and my landlord wants to charge me for the damage. OK fine, but my uncle is [...]

Can my landlord prohibit sex offenders from registering?

Belisa | Saturday, March 9th, 2013 5:54 pm

Here’s a serious concern that I have about my apartment complex. After moving into my apartment complex I decided to check online one day to see if there were any convicted sex offenders living in the apartments. There were none listed. This was several months ago. So a couple of days ago I was talking [...]

Apartment Flooded Again!

Tired of water | Saturday, March 9th, 2013 4:54 pm

I am currently in an apartment that has flooded for a second time in 2 years.  The manager will move me to another apartment like the one I am in but will charge me $50 more a month.  This is the same floor plan and all.  I have had it with the apt complex and [...]

what can an apartment company legally charge me to move out?

breanna | Saturday, March 9th, 2013 12:13 pm

im trying to make a prebill for myself of what i need to do before i go. hire someone myself cheaper and give documentaion or if they can actually charge me for certain things at all. first thing is the apartment said because we watched a dog for a week that they would come in [...]

Wont return deposit, and I did not take the appartment

David P | Saturday, March 9th, 2013 4:46 am

I gave Mr. Salema a $500 security deposit on September 9, 2012 for an apartment at 1576 Main street Apt C, West Warwick, RI 02893.  I was supposed to move in on November 1, 2012.  Three days later, i discovered I was unable to take the apartment.  I called Mr. Salema to inform him and [...]

Utility Problems

Tenant | Saturday, March 9th, 2013 12:20 am

Utility problem is one of the most common problem tenant’s faces when renting a house or an apartment. It usually involves heat, water and electricity. Sometimes this became a very big dispute between the landlord and his tenant that sometimes lead to complaints and early termination of lease. This is a very hassle and inconvenient [...]

Modes of Payment

Tenant | Saturday, March 9th, 2013 12:16 am

There are a lot of ways to pay your rent. Depending on the mode of payment stated in the lease agreement you signed, you and your landlord can agree on the payment method that you are most comfortable with. Here are some other ways you can use to pay your monthly rent: Manager’s check. MC’s [...]

Can I break my lease if there are black mold in my apartment?

Tenant | Saturday, March 9th, 2013 12:09 am

Black mold is a very dangerous type of mold that can cause severe respiratory diseases and eventually, death. Having them growing on your apartment is not acceptable. If you do find one growing in your apartment, it is not necessary for you to move out immediately.  Here are some suggestions on what actions to take [...]


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