Slumlord

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My husband and i have been living in the basement apt of a single family home for 3 yrs under our grandfathers rules, his landlord passed away after him renting the house for 16 yrs. a new landlord bought the property and said he wanted nothing to do with the tenants in the basement (which was us) mind you we had no lease at the time with the man who owned the house. Our grandfather was then evicted after awhile for reasons i will not say.

Our landlord is a slumlord!  We lived in the basement apt with no lease and in living conditions not fit for a rat. mold in the walls bad plumbing, the house should have been condemned. the landlord never fixed anything! we were offered the upstairs apt if we wanted to stay then he charged us 150 more then what we had been paying pryor plus a security deposit of the full rent. we didnt get ours back from when we moved in the basement. he has trash all in the yard that he wont dispose of he says its our responsibilty to get rid of it he brings up his other tenants all the time to us when its none of my business he drinks and makes threats. we are on a 2 week lease because my husband collects unemployment……….i mean i could go on and on i just went to court today because he gave us an eviction when i wasnt late on my payment, he dropped it of course after he saw me and seen the papers i had SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME! i have 2 children and my husband and i are good people, we dont deserve this. i cant even live in peace not knowing if something else is gonna go wrong and i dont know the steps to take to make this slumlord back off!

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Edited on: Wednesday, October 20th, 2010 12:32 am
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