when i first moved into my apartment complex which is not in the best neighborhood someone broke my front window. It took 2 weeks to get fixed. second problem i found mold under my sink and notified the office right away. They claimed it was just mildew and there method was to spray bleach and paint over. after fighting with them about how hazardous it can be they finally moved me into a different apartment. a few weeks ago they up and changed the locks with no notice with all my belongings in the apartment. They claim my apartment that had the mold problem is now fixed. i asked if i could pay the 1000.00 to break my lease now there saying the mold was my fault and they want me to pay 6,000.00 or sign a new lease. i just want out of this nightmare complex.
You need to speak with an attorney right away. There are specific damages for each claim you discuss. For instance, there are specific damages for locking you out of your apartment. An apartment complex will usually start acting better once they see that an attorney is involved.
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You should consult with an attorney as soon as possible. You can find one here on Avvo in your area using the Find a Lawyer Tool . Good luck !
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You need to see an attorney right away. The things that tenants say and do before going to an attorney often jeopardize their legal position a lot.
Sorry to hear about this difficult situation you are facing. Dealing with an aggressive landlord can be frustrating. From the limited facts you provided, it would be wise to seek legal counsel to address your needs. It could be as simple as a phone call to the landlord, but it may be much more extensive based on the actions of the landlord.
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