Evict This! Tenants Rights Blog
In the past several months I’ve received many more calls from tenants about late fees and rent payment methods, leading me to believe that some landlord “working group” decided to focus on this method of tenant harassment.
Storage is one of the first things the new landlord will remove from a pesky, low-paying, long-term tenant–an obvious ploy to begin to make a rent-controlled tenant uncomfortable.
You are not responsible for finding another tenant. That’s the landlord’s job! If he doesn’t try to find another tenant he is not mitigating his damages.
Landlords steal hundreds of millions of dollars in security deposits from tenants every year, aided and abetted by our so-called representatives who will not cross their real estate industry/landlord masters.
Getting eviction advice from your landlord is like getting dating advice from that uncle who’s spent most of his adult life in prison–your landlord wants to evict anything that moves.
The new condo conversion law provides that that any tenant (not just elderly, catastrophically ill or disabled tenants) must be offered a life time lease.
Tell your landlord that it’s beneficial to her to allow you to add your boyfriend as a subtenant. If you move out she can increase the rent to market rate.