My landlord used her key to enter my apartment while I was there can she do this
Lawsuit / Dispute Attorney
If it were me, I would check the lease agreement I signed to see what it says. The landlord can enter, but, not just any old time and not without some kind of notice, which topics are usually discussed in the lease agreement.
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Real Estate Attorney
Yes if you have a written lease because it probably says so, and same is true where there is no written lease. But usually the requirement includes some kind of "reasonable notice" unless there's an emergency. If this recurs and no notice is given, and not even a knock at the door, this is a problem. And then again, why was the landlord there? There usually has to be some kind of reason...... and a responsible reasonable landlord will at least concoct a reason even if there isn't one.......
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