Space 1: In rental Apt. Tues thru Monday we were gone - had no heat. We heard they turned the power back on Sunday. We had hot water but sick person in house. We do not have a lease. Do we have to pay full rent for Dec.? Other place we rent -a studio- was part way under water - literally. Landlord is pressuring for rent but we were unable to use property for 3 wks. We sublet and have a contract with the women who rents the overall space, but she has no lease with the building. She is demanding rent, but there was no elevator - i'm on 6th floor and there was no heat or water. I also had severe allergies and could not enter the bldg. when I tried. What to do?
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 Roberto Vazquez
This guide is intended to help landlords know the do's and dont's of renting a property in Florida. Although the information is based upon my... more