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Can my landlord change locks

No is not legal. Landlords can only lock out through the legal system--i.e. by …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 5 days ago

Can rent be increased if you hve a lease that says otherwise?

Your right is to pay the rent in the lease. A lease is a …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 14 days ago

Two occurrences of my dog barking in apartment

Yes, you can be evicted for barking dogs. First, even without a lease provision …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 27 days ago

Can you lease a building for business purposes and allow someone to be financially responsible?

A lease is itself a contract: it binds all parties to it. The tenant(s) …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 months ago

Can i get kicked out right away?

Based on what you write, you are not renting the home. You rent pursuant …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 4 months ago