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Can a landlord require me to maintain utilities at the property after I moved out?

1) Once your lease--or in this case, the lease's notice period--is over, you are …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

As a new owner, do I have to honor an existing lease or is it essentially null and void?

If there is a written lease, then you must honor its terms. This means …

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If I evict a tenant, will the subtenant be evicted automatically?

Legally, the subtenant will also be evicted, since he or she only occupies the …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

Does a landlord have to pay for a hotel, cost of food, mileage, or any other financial loss due to faulty plumbing?

The landlord cannot have it both ways: they can continue to collect rent while …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago