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When a tenant vacates a rental unit, can I be charged for items that were never on the property when I moved in?

You probably can't be charged for new blinds, if you never had blinds at …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

Can a landlord charge you after you break your lease, even if you made a good faith effort to stay in your lease?

Sounds like they are holding you over a barrel.  And what they are doing …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

Can we terminate our lease if roach infestation has made our rental uninhabitable?

Yes, you can terminate the lease.  In every lease there is an implied warranty …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

What happens if you just move out of a house without telling the landlord because you are behind with rent?

The landlord doesn't care whether you live in the house or not--what matters is …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

If I have a tenant that signed a lease but hasn't moved in, can they back out of the lease?

A security deposit is to cover damages caused as a result of a tenant's …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago