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New Rhode Island Landlord / Tenant Legal Questions & Answers

Can my landlord break my lease because his family member lost their home and wants my apartment for them?

No, not unless the lease itself specifically provides that the landlord has the right …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 8 years ago

Who pays for damage to a tenant's property?

The first floor tenant would be liable, since an employee or guest of his/hers …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 8 years ago

Can I break my lease if my apartment and another apartment in the same building were both burglarized at different times?

Notification to other tenants is important; however, the fact the apartment is burglarized does …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 8 years ago

How do I terminate a tenancy with someone in prison?

EI would consult with an attorney in your area on this matter as soon …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 8 years ago

Can my landlord prohibit me from installing my window air conditioner?

If the presumed written lease that you signed with your landlord does not prohibit …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 8 years ago