My Landlord Wants To Jack Up My Rent Because I’m Getting A New Roommate
My housemate is moving. I want to have another friend move in. I told my landlords and they said that they would be raising the rent from $1700 to $2250. Allowed under San Francisco ordinance?
How Do I Dump A Deadbeat Roommate?
I’ve got a flat that I share with two people and one of them is a deadbeat. What are the laws governing kicking out your deadbeat roommate?
Read Your Lease!
Most leases have a clause governing assignment and subletting. When you add or replace roommates you are subletting part of the unit, so the subletting cause in your lease applies.
What Rules Govern Master Tenants?
If you’re a sub-tenant/not on the lease, what are your rights? Can the master tenant kick you out, or raise the rent, at his/her discretion?
Bad Master Tenant
The truly bad master tenant collects all of the roommates’ rent and then, for whatever reason, doesn’t pay the landlord. Usually you find out about the problem too late, when you’re being evicted.