I got behind on my rent and we agreed to let me work on it but my heat is not working and then my landlord said he would turn off my water if I didn’t pay and the reason I haven’t paid is because I haves 2 different people to look at the heat that I paid for and also 2 power bills that totaled over 400 dollars for running heaters and my cook stove to try to heat my house a little and I have well water
Unfortunately, you are not allowed to withhold rent because the heat is not working. The landlord is required to provide heat during the winter and provide operable water. Report the issue to the city or county housing inspectors, but be aware the landlord can still file for eviction. I hope you got your agreement in writing. It sounds like the landlord has changed his mind or does not think you had the same agreement that you think you have.
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