How should I negotiate? Write a letter now or wait until lease renewal on 3-1-10, when it goes month to month? I love the building and I am a great tenant. Help!
Unfortunately, 2009 proved for many big-city tenants that the golden rule was promiscuously traded for gold. Why would 2010 be any different?
The elevator at my building has been out of order for more than a month, and we have no indication that repairs will take place anytime soon.
Ants are omnivorous, industrious, well-organized little creatures that could devour the whole world if they were as large as say, golden retrievers. They are also smart enough to go inside when it gets cold.
You should not have to heat your apartment with your oven. That’s the bottom line here. It’s dangerous, expensive and while it is not per se illegal, if you start a fire, you’re going to get blamed for it.
A local tale of unmitigated greed and the criminal enterprise of one family of thugs to corner the residential real estate market in San Francisco, buying large rent controlled buildings and ousting long-term tenants by any means possible led to the shady world of collateralized debt obligations, derivatives and the real villains.
I live in an apartment that does not have adequate heating. It is really drafty and the building is old so it does not keep out the cold.
You are in breach of your lease and could be evicted for having your pooch because it seems like the lease has a clear “no pets” provision.
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.