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.
Should I Propose A Buyout to My Landlord?
Correctly or not, landlords figure that a tenant offering a buyout may be ready to move voluntarily anyway–as in already found a new place and wants some quick cash to exit.
Is My Landlord Required To Replace My 25-Year-Old Carpet?
You can always ask the landlord for his permission to paint or upgrade the carpet yourself. I rarely recommend that a tenant upgrade a landlord’s property, but small fixes and new paint may be justifiable because the benefits may justify the cost.
Am I Still The Master Tenant If I Moved Out Of My Apartment For Six Years?
Technically speaking you are a master tenant, but you cannot demonstrate that you are an original occupant because you moved out for six years.
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.
My Master Tenant’s Fallen In Love, Am I Screwed?
Welcome to Rentpocalypse 2012! Have a seat, but don’t stay too long.
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 I Be Evicted For Subletting Without Permission?
San Francisco is expensive and many landlords these days want to cash in on the new Twitter/tech boom. One of the easiest ways to remove rent-controlled tenants is to sue them for illegal subletting.
Do I Have To Give My Landlord My Pot Rack?
The landlord’s rationale to steal your pot rack has been employed by the rich and powerful and two-year-olds for eons–I want it, so now it’s mine and here’s a rule I just made up to justify my keeping it.