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What are my responsibilities if I had a verbal agreement with a sublandlord but I left after staying there for 2 days?

You did not sign anything but you had a verbal agreement for a certain period …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 years ago

If I submitted an application for an apartment but then the landlord raised the asking price, can I get my application fee back?

Your broker should have verified the price as advertised was still correct prior to …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 years ago

Can a salon owner terminate me because her husband sexually harrassed me?

If you have a written lease for your booth, you can enforce the terms …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 years ago

Who pays for a broken window, the tenant or the landlord?

The general rule is that normal wear and tear is the landlord's responsibility, while …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 years ago