I live with 2 roommates who are both on the lease with me. Roommate 1 is the primary leasee, Roommate 2 assaulted me to the point police were contacted and he was taken away ( no charges were pressed ) Both roommate 1 and I do not feel safe with Roommate 2 who has made violent comments in the past, he is a nuisance in the apartment and I want to know what steps to take to get him out.
Talk to the police. I believe you are able to file a TRO and have him removed based on the assault. There is case law saying the relationship of roommates may be sufficient.
You may have to file an eviction action against your roommate. if you unlawfully evict your roommate, you may be liable for costs. You and your roommate should consult with a landlord/tenant attorney.
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