I lived in an apartment with my bf from August 2017 to August 2018. I was the secondary tenant. Before i left a wrote a letter of intent to leave. I stated when my last day was and that my bf would remain and would take sole responsibility for any rent, damages, and other bills/fees. The leasing agents at my apartment told me that everything would be fine and that they would remove me from the lease. My bf remained in the apartment until the end of November 2018. He left the apartment dirty, left items behind, and damaged. Neither of us have received any correspondence from the apartment since then. No letter explaining monies owed or anything regarding damages. I received a letter in the mail yesterday from a collection agency stating that I owe the apartment $1189. I do not know what that money is for. There was no breakdown of what the money was for; just an amount owed. What do I do? I wrote the collections agency a letter disputing the debt and asked for verification. I also sent them a copy of the letter I sent my former apartment's leasing agents. What next? My bf owes the debt and admits that.
This is a landlord tenant action. Apparently you were still on the lease regardless of what the leasing agent said. The landlord probably sued both of you. You can probably challenge the default if you did not get notice
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