Landlord holding 300 out of 800 dollars owed back in sec deposit. House was cleaned and left in same or better condition than when moved in. A kitchen cabinet door was damaged by my child and we ordered a replacement. It only cost 87 dollars and we paid for the replacement door. The cabinet has not come in yet and are last day of occupancy was June 30th. We told the landlord we will hand deliver the cabinet and even install it when it arrives. He would not need to do anything. He entered our property during our move out without proper notice and harrassed is about getting the rest of out belongings and such on the 17 of june. June 15th we scheduled the moving truck and took our first and majority of things. Monday the 18th we returned to pack the rest of our things that wouldn't for in our truck on the 15th. Friday the 22nd my fiance returned to house to clean and replace recepticales to find the landlord has sent a crew of workers in the house to start painting and spackling the small holes from hanging art and photos. So I came back on the 30th with the agreement to get back sec deposit owed to me. A check from his company written for 500 was issued as cash.
You can sue in small claims court. It looks like your argument is that they came prematurely to make repairs when you would have had these issues resolved.
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