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management entering my apartmet at will

kiki
Date: Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 9:35 pm
Category: Legal Questions

 1. I live in an income capped community. Managment has just stated that they can enter any apartmen at any time without tenant’s permission. For the last year they have given notices once a month so they can enter your apartment with out your permission or whether you can be home or not. They don’t go in […]

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Legal Question

aerickson MN renter
Date: Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 6:02 pm
Category: Apartment Complaint, Frustrated Renter, Legal Questions, Rent Horror Stories, Renter Q & A

my roommate moved in with me and verbally agreed to pay rent but never did, can I press charges? She lived with me for about two months, and never got a job, but was always home, so my electric bill skyrocketed. would my claim hold up, if i have proof via a facebook message that […]

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Misrepresented rental property

BiggieB
Date: Monday, October 14th, 2013 8:02 pm
Category: Legal Questions

Recently signed a lease on a 2 building property.  Primary residence is a 2 room home, the second building is a detached "studio" adjacent to the home, with a laundry room to one side.  At initial viewing the leasing agent confirmed that the studio building was included in the rental.  After signing the lease we […]

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Paying for Illegal Apartment Electric–what do i do?

anonc
Date: Monday, October 14th, 2013 2:02 pm
Category: Apartment Complaint, General Topics, Landlord Problems, Legal Questions, Renter Q & A

I have noticed that my electricty bill is very high.  I notice that there are only two mailboxes yet there is ana aprtment in the basement which would make it three units.  I looked up the property at the tax assessors site and show that it is zoned for only 2 units.  The basement is […]

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Please help I have court TOMORROw

missy MA renter
Date: Sunday, October 13th, 2013 5:10 am
Category: Legal Questions

Hello everyone, We had recently gone to court for nonpayment of rent, We agreed to pay landlord $500.00 per wekk until past due rent was caught up, Then my fiance got hurt at work, He ruptured 3 discs in his neck and has nerve damage, he has to have surgery adn will be disabled (he […]

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Raising rent after a service request for broken AC

Zabrail NE renter
Date: Saturday, October 12th, 2013 4:59 am
Category: Frustrated Renter, General Topics, Landlord Problems, Legal Questions, Rent Horror Stories, Renter Q & A

I have lived in this rental property for only 2 months. I have had problems with the AC/Heating unit. The landlord keeps patching it and i keep having same problem. I have 4 small children and it is getting cold out there is no way to heat home only if i go purchase space heaters. […]

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I wrote the correct amount, should I have to pay for their mistake?

anonymous MD renter
Date: Friday, October 11th, 2013 8:01 pm
Category: Legal Questions

I wrote a check for my rent where I am currently living. I wrote the correct amount of $792.00 but they cashed the check at $742.00. How they could make that mistake when it is clearly written and spelled out is beyond me. I showed them proof of a carbon copy and my bank statement […]

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Retaliation Eviction for Complaining

Alicia AZ Long-time renter
Date: Friday, October 11th, 2013 12:35 pm
Category: Apartment Complaint, Frustrated Renter, Landlord Problems, Legal Questions, Rent Horror Stories, Renter Q & A

Hello,Moved in to a duplex. Adjoining garage-remodeled apt lives a man with same landlord. Lived fine with this man for 1yr. Then, he buys a Home Theatre Stereo system for his tiny apt. BASS vibrates our walls, our bedroom is right next to his wall. Have knocked on his door 3 times and politely asked […]

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Help with my neighbor!!!

Nicole NY Renter of a room
Date: Thursday, October 10th, 2013 9:10 am
Category: General Topics, Legal Questions

Hello, I need some advice and quickly!! I have been renting my apartment since Feb. 2013. When I first moved in my neighbor complained that I was being to noisy on move in day. She went straight to property management, never even introduced herself. Then the complaints about the dogs(which I pay extra for and […]

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Recurring bedbug problem in building; no bedbugs in house!

eddy
Date: Thursday, October 10th, 2013 4:08 am
Category: Frustrated Renter, Legal Questions

Hi there, my housemates and I currently rent a basement apartment in a multi-apartment building in Boston, MA. A particular unit in the building has got infected with bedbugs, and we have been facing continual notices to shift out… twice this month already! As we are not the infected unit, but merely chosen because the […]

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