Do landlords have to paint and shampoo carpets between tenants, thereby making it illegal to charge a tenant for those services
If so, what is the exact law reference number so that I may quote to past landlord?
I am not familiar with your state code, but I have never seen such a requirement in NJ or NY.
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I am no licensed to practice in your state but I would be very surprised if such a law existed. What if a tenant only stayed in the apartment for a week and then moved because of a family emergency, a job relocation, etc.? Would you believe the landlord is still required to paint and shampoo carpets before a new tenant moved in? It seems unlikely that Colorado requires landlords to paint and shampoo carpets between tenants.