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Can I break my lease if facts were misrepresented in application?

If you have not yet signed the lease and you can show that you …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 7 years ago

If it's not in the lease, how often does a landlord legally have to repaint an apartment?

Most states in this country have no laws requiring a landlord to repaint the …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 7 years ago

Is there a law that you have to get written consent from your landlord before hiring a contractor to paint?

If by having the painting contractor  in, you did not in fact violate any …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 7 years ago

If my landlord won't give me my security deposit, what can I do?

If the landlord did not provide you with possession of the space you leased, …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 7 years ago