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Post Tag: Warranty of habitability
How Do I Get My Landlord To Fix The Elevator?
February 14, 2013
Elevators are very expensive to repair and/or replace. Most landlords would rather use a duct tape and bubblegum approach than spend the dough to do the job correctly.
Should I Rent An Apartment That’s In Bad Shape?
December 19, 2012
Do you rent the unit, despite it's relatively minor problems, or do you point them out to your prospective landlord and risk losing an opportunity to rent a reasonably priced apartment?
Is My Landlord Required To Replace My 25-Year-Old Carpet?
October 18, 2012
You can always ask the landlord for his permission to paint or upgrade the carpet yourself. I rarely recommend that a tenant upgrade a landlord's property, but small fixes and new paint may be justifiable because the benefits may justify the cost.
A Neighboring Restaurant’s Rats Are Attacking My Apartment
December 17, 2011
While the rats may be coming from the restaurant, shouldn't my landlord be doing something to ensure that our building is safe?
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