Evict This! Tenants Rights Blog
Technically speaking you are a master tenant, but you cannot demonstrate that you are an original occupant because you moved out for six years.
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.
Welcome to Rentpocalypse 2012! Have a seat, but don’t stay too long.
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.
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.
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.
Normal wear and tear to carpets, drapes and other furnishings cannot be charged against a tenant’s security deposit. (Civil Code Section 1950.5(e).)
Tenancy can be like a video game. You will encounter trolls, Cheese Balls and evil lords along the way.
Learn the rules!
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