Answered 7 years ago|
Landlord tenant law is something that varies quite a bit from one place to another, and I don't practice in North Carolina. In most places, legal services attorneys are very experienced in this field; if you don't qualify for that, one place to find a lawyer is our website, http://attorneypages.com
Roaches are the kind of problem that usually gets attention fairly quickly from a health inspector or housing official. You should call one or the other, and you should be able to find the right number in your phone book. Their report will document the problem, and they can often force the landlord to fix it. In most states, the landlord cannot retaliate against you for doing this.
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