Its been a month and half since she gave me the last payment and she didnt pay me in full. She's always late, now out the blue want renters info so she can get assistance. I told her no I dont want go that route and to just save your money you dont owe me nothing so you can just leave by a certain date. Shes only renting a room. That date came and now shes threatening to sue me for all her money she paid me since she moved in because I want her out no other reason and shes saying I cant kick her out or evict her till I get this license. The house is fine never any issue with anything needing fixing so she cant use that against me. My question is do I really need this license if shes a roommate and I'm living downstairs in the same house? And how long can someone know of wrong doing but have no plans on moving out and use it against you? She knew I didnt have a license for a little over a month now but she really knew since January 2018 when she told me a old tenant found out I didnt have one and told her she didn' have to pay me but she told that tenant he never done nothing wrong to me why wouldnt I pay him. Now shes claiming hear say if this goes to court. Do she have a case?
File an eviction complaint against her. You don't need a renter's license if you live in the home too.
Leslie A. Margolies, Esq. is an attorney and Director of The Real Estate Law Group which provides affordable legal representation (sliding scale) for people with property problems in all counties of Pennsylvania. Her services include real estate and landlord tenant litigation, real estate transactions and document preparation. Please note that responses to questions on this website are for general purposes only. Such responses may not be considered legal advice and do not establish an attorney-client relationship.
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