I Think I Have An Illegal Clause In My Lease
There are many illegal clauses that one can find in a lease. For example, a tenant cannot waive his or her right to a habitable premises in a lease.
Do I Risk Losing My Apartment If I Take An Out Of Town Temporary Job?
Given the facts as you relate them, you shouldn’t have any problem “moving” to Los Angeles to accept a temporary contract job.
My Boyfriend Moved Out, And My Rent Went Up
The landlord would argue that you are not an original occupant and, despite the fact that you paid rent directly to her agent, she did not waive his right to increase the rent.
Does My Landlord Have To Fix My Broken Dishwasher?
A dishwasher is a housing service provided to the tenant as part of the initial rent. It is the landlord’s responsibility to repair the dishwasher.
If Our Roommate Moves Out, Can Our Landlord Jack Up Our Rent?
I reread Rules & Regulations §6.14, which as usual, has the effect of a combination of Seconal and Wild Turkey. Your boyfriend is not an original tenant/occupant, but the landlord still cannot increase the rent.
Can My Landlord Evict Me For Getting Pregnant?
The California legislature has made it crystal clear that we do not tolerate discrimination against families with children or pregnant women with respect to housing.
My Landlord’s Selling My Building, And Now I Have To Fill Out A Bunch Of Forms?
The forms you described are legally characterized as “estoppel certificates.” Estoppel is the fancy legal term for preventing a person from asserting a fact or a claim inconsistent with a position they previously maintained.
Can My Landlord “Bank” My Annual Rent Increases?
“Landlords: They are legion, they do not forgive, they do not forget. Expect annual rent increases.”
A Rent Increase Question Puts The “Lord” In Landlord
I have contacted the landlord and all they can say is that “it’s been raised to market value” and “we are not being discriminatory with the unequal increases.” My question is, is it within their (landlords’) rights to raise rents in a disproportional manner?