Tenants offered to repair wiring in exchange of deduction of rent. Landlord already hired repairman and refused. Tenants are not contacting repairman and refused repairman to enter. Tenants stopped paying rents. Does tenants have responsibilities to mitigate damages (by fixing problem), when they claim they are capable of such repair? Thanks
Landlord-tenant law is governed mostly by state laws, and covers issues like security deposit limits and deadlines, evictions, and the right to withhold rent.
Landlord responsibilities for a property they rent out include keeping the property up to local and federal codes, general maintenance, and making repairs.
by attorney Aaron Resnick
If you rent a house or apartment or mobile home to another person, you enter into a legal contract known as a rental agreement. This rental agreement... more