I recently moved from renting with a landlord to buying my own home. We did all the necessary procedures when preparing to move, however, the landlord is now being agressive. There was an issue with the stove which we cleaned but apparently not to his satisfaction and insists on us giving him our stove from our house instead of using our deposit for a new one. I am also 2 weeks later still paying the gas bill since he refuses to let anyone shut it off and has now changed the locks making our keys void. So he refuses to change the bill out of my name and now I'm paying the same bill at 2 locations, refuses to use our deposit for a new stove, has changed the locks so technically I have no business at that address and refuses to give back a deposit.
You may need to hire an attorney in your area to help him see the error of his ways. Have you tried contacting the utility company to let them know you no longer reside there and wish to have the utility services terminated?
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