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What can be done about a tenant not notifying me about water damage that was getting worse?

A tenant is responsible for damage done by his negligence, or unreasonable carelessness--which includes …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

Is there anything I can do about a roommate who is breaking their lease without notice?

Yes, you can sue your former roommate for her share of the rent, assuming …

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If I'm a tenant of a home in a Trust and the owner dies, is my lease agreement void?

The death of  property owner does not terminate a valid lease (unless the lease …

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Reletting Process

The landlord must attempt to "mitigate" (reduce) his "damages" (or losses) by making commercially …

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Does every person in the household have to be named on the lease?

There is no legal requirment that all family or household members be named on …

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