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Legal Rights of Roommate with No Lease

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Are you co-renting an apartment with other people, but your name doesn’t actually appear on the lease agreement? If you aren’t the lease-holder but are roommates with someone who is, you may be legally referred to as either a sub-tenant or co-tenant. In circumstances such as this, you have rights nearly indistinguishable from the tenant […] read more

5 Things to Include in a Roommate Contract

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It’s not a wise idea to share an apartment with someone without a roommate contract. That’s a common scenario that has led to many court battles and evictions. You can’t prevent all conflicts, but having an agreement in place helps. An oral agreement is difficult to prove, and a judge will be forced to decide […] read more