OCD landlady?

By JoAnn

My friend, Bonnie, who just turned 65 moved to a 1st floor apartment a couple of months ago. Bonnie is on oxygen 24/7 and has some good days and some bad days.  She is able to drive on her good days.

Bonnie said in her lease it stated that she was not able to have ANYTHING on her small porch, not even a nice plant.  In that note, the landlady expects her to keep the porch clean of ALL debree even though she knows Bonnie has a hard time getting around. 

It appears to me that the landlady is OCD.  The reason for me feeling that way is that she gave Bonnie a hard time a couple of weeks ago about finding a ‘sticker’ in the parking area!  Another thing she did yesterday was to tell Bonnie that she found ‘A CIGARETTE BUTT’ in the yard and took PICTURES of it!  Now, a few of Bonnie’s kids do smoke but they do know NOT to throw out their butts!  There ARE other apartment building close by, so there is no way of knowing where it came from. 

The landlady had Bonnie sign a paper saying that this was her 2nd time of being WARNED and the next time she would be evicted.  Bonnie was so upset and in tears after she left.  I told Bonnie NOT to sign ANYTHING again.  Bonnie has HER rights!

Is this harassment? 

 

Edited on: Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 12:30 am

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