We are renting for 4 years. Each year rent increase was reasonable (around 2.5%), This year we received a notes for rent increase for 10%. We fill that it is no justified, because nothing has been done in the unit since we moved.
Absent language in your lease to the contrary, your landlord may increase the rent to whatever amount he deems appropriate. With that being said, you are under NO obligation to renew the lease at this higher amount. If you follow the steps set forth in your lease, you can terminate the tenancy and move out at the end of this Lease Term.See question
the tenant says they will get the utilities in their name but has not and the bill keeps coming to the landlord and is stating a shut off date.
The answer will depend, in large part, on what is stated in the lease. A careful review of the lease should provide you with the answer you are looking for.See question
My wife and I moved into the apartment in 2010 under one owner, it was sold to another owner in 2012. We were using the old owners lease until 2013 (since we signed a renewal lease prior to the sale with the old owner.) On the 2013 lease we signed...
If you signed it, he can use it in court.See question
We moved in sept 2012. In October 2012, the upstairs bathroom flooded. I left the water running and came back in 40 min. The bathroom was flooded and the kitchen ceiling fell in. Damage was covered by landlords insurance. We paid his deduct...
Carefully review your lease agreement to see if it addresses such situations. If you don;'t have a lease or if the lease you do have is silent on this matter, then you are not responsible for the increase in premiums.See question
I have signed a 6-month lease with the landlord, and after one month, I found that he has concealed a lot of information on purpose, for example he never give us any receipt of different kinds of fees after I paid for it. I have not noticed it unt...
Your next step should be to review your lease with a local Landlord Tenant Lawyer.See question
my tenants vandalized my home, broke all radiators, left dog poop everywhere, broke in after being evicted and stole washer and dryer that belonged to the property. can I sue them for damages and missing items?
It sounds like you should call the police and file a civil complaint.See question
We constantly need extra heaters going to maintain heat in our apartment good enough for my wife and our 2 kids. There is cold air leaks at most of the windows and seemingly along all walls at the floor. The building itself used to be a hotel and ...
Review your lease for your rights and obligations regarding heat. If either the lease is silent or you don't have one, then it is your responsibility to pay for all separately metered utilities.See question
i signed A LEASE WAIVING MY NOTICE TO QUIT. WE FELL BEHIND TWO MONTHS RENT. PAPERS WERE ON THE FRONT DOOR. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN
Waiving your Notice to Quit, means that the Landlord does not have an obligation to formally notify you of his/her intent to file an Eviction Complaint in court.See question