Posts Tagged ‘Legal Rights’

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How to File a Small Claims Lawsuit Against Your Landlord or Property Manager

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A significant number of landlords and property managers across America have shown great empathy and understanding to tenants who can’t pay their rent due to the poverty and illness the coronavirus has caused. read more

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Everything You Need to Know About Apartment Co-Signers

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A lot of landlords conduct extensive research to ensure an applicant will make an excellent tenant: someone who will be clean, quiet, respectful, and pay their rent on time. They do this by going through a process that includes checking references, credit, and sometimes even asking for proof of employment. If something comes up that […] read more

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Stop an Eviction in Its Tracks: Legal Defenses

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No one ever plans on being evicted. Unfortunately, there may be times when you don’t hold up your end of a lease agreement and will have to face some serious consequences. read more

Legal Rights of Tenants to Access Fuse Boxes

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Most states grant legal rights to tenants to access the fuse box for their rented space. However, the rules regarding this access are different in each state, making it necessary for tenants to contact their local housing agency to determine the laws applicable to themselves. Below is an explanation of the most common rights granted […] read more