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how long can i stay in home that i rent

Federal law gives some rights to a tenant in the event that their rental …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 months ago

How long do i have to vacate the building when they gave a eviction order?

1) You have to get at least a five-day notice for unpaid rent; without …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 8 months ago

Does an informal email to my landlord stating 'I intend to renew' legally constitute as an official renewal of my commercial lease?

Generally, a lease needs to be formally renewed, either by re-signing a new lease, …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 11 months ago

I would like to Terminate lease

The language in the lease you quoted is for not renewing the lease when …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 year ago

How much rent/if any can I legally withhold?

There are no set guidelines for rent withholding--it is a subjective judgment, based on …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 year ago