I'm a landlord of a triplex. One tenant in the bottom unit complaint about too much noise from the unit above. The tenants in this unit claim that they are reasonable.
The tenant from the bottom unit which shares the unit with 3 other friends, want to break the lease claiming that the lease state that there should be quiet time after 10pm.
1). Does the tenant from the bottom unit have the right to break the lease it?
2) Can I evict the tenants above?
Which tenant do you believe?
Are the tenants in the unit below just making up excuses to get out of the lease?
Are there any objective proofs that the tenants upstairs are making "too much noise"? If there are objective proofs, the upstairs tenants may be breaking the city's noise ordinance.
As the landlord, you are caught in a difficult place. One or both sets of tenants may be lying or being unreasonable.
There may not be any solution that will be satisfactory to everyone involved.
I agree with the previous answer. I would suggest you give a 10 notice to cure to the noisy party if the complaining party can prove the complaints with recordings or objective measurement.
1. Yes, if proven and there is a quiet time in your lease or rental agreement.
2. Yes after proper written notice
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