we have been out of his house for 1 now and he is saying we are going to owe him money do to the deposit wont cove it. How long does he have after we move out to send us a bill?he has sent me rude texted mesages and telling the the damge is more than the desposit so be perpared. I feel he is sending threats and that is not sitting well with me. I have not sent or called him since the move out. We did give him 30 day notice and did not hear anything from him until 4 days after we moved out.
The landlord is obligated to send you all the detailed items on your deposit for which deductions have been made. He is not entitled to ask for regular wear and tear like carpets which run down, or damaged during common use. However, if something is broken during your lease, the landlord can ask that you make him good. But he has to file a lawsuit to collect money from you and also to prove that the things were damaged during your stay. You are also required to send him your forwarding address, and leave the premises in as good a shape as when you initially moved in.
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