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I need to do get new floor tiles for all the rooms. My friend suggests me to first do the flooring work and then rent the house, because if the floors are not in good condition, the house may be regarded as untenantable under California law. Is that true?02/22/2017 | Category: Landlord Ten... » Repairs | State: California | #32661
My lousy tenant shot his smoke alarm during a fight with his friend. I had sent him a notice to fix it asap, but he has budged. What do I do in this situation?02/13/2017 | Category: Landlord Ten... » Repairs | State: Texas | #32055
The landlord broke the water pipe to the kitchen and refuses to repair it. Can I terminate the lease agreement on this ground?
I live in a rented house in Texas. I pay the electricity and water bills as agreed between me and the landlord when we signed the lease. Recently I had an argument with my landlord over something and the very next day he broke the water pipe that connects to my kitchen and now I am not getting water supply in the kitchen. Although my landlord apologized and agreed to get the pi...02/09/2017 | Category: Landlord Ten... » Repairs | State: Texas | #31841
Is there a law in Illinois that provides for a limit or amount that the landlord is required to spend on repairs in the rental premises?
Per the rental agreement, every year I (landlord) am required to do repair work (if needed) in the rental property. However, the agreement does not specify the amount that I am obligated to spend on the repair work. Is there a law that provides for a limit or amount that the landlord is required to spend on such repairs in the rental premises?01/19/2017 | Category: Landlord Ten... » Repairs | State: Illinois | #30587
I rented an apartment in July last year for a term of one year. As the winter approached I realized that there is some major defect in the heating system. I requested my landlord to repair it but he says since I have been staying here for quite some time, I have to get it repaired. Can I compel him to repair it?01/16/2017 | Category: Landlord Ten... » Repairs | State: California | #30305
I live in Florida with my family in a rented house. My landlord lives with his family in the lower portion of the house. We have lived in this house for past 2 years. Last week, while my kids were playing throw ball in the living room, the glass partition in the living area broke. My landlord refuses to do any repairs. Can I compel him to carry out the repairs?01/16/2017 | Category: Landlord Ten... » Repairs | State: Florida | #30273
I entered into a lease agreement for an apartment in Brooklyn, New York. According to the lease agreement the landlord was to hand over possession of the apartment to me by the first of this month. However, it is already 15th, and he has not yet completed the repairs that he has promised to do and is asking time till the beginning of next month to complete repairs and hand ove...01/11/2017 | Category: Landlord Ten... » Repairs | State: New York | #29917
I am living in a rented house in New York City. Few months back the land lord came and fixed the electrical wiring in the house. After a few days, our house caught fire due to some glitch in the electrical wiring and the ground floor of the house got destroyed. I requested the landlord to make the repairs but he refused to make the repairs. Can I leave the premises in such a si...01/10/2017 | Category: Landlord Ten... » Repairs | State: New York | #29820
I am living in a rented four-bedroom house in New Jersey. Recently an accidental fire took place in the rental property because of some flaws in the electrical wiring and damaged major portions of the house. Under which provision can a landlord be obligated to repair the house, if the rental property is damaged because of an accidental fire?01/04/2017 | Category: Landlord Ten... » Repairs | State: New Jersey | #29417
I am a tenant in Alabama. The plumbing of my kitchen sink has become faulty and due to this, dirty water flows to the interior and produces foul smell. The house has become inhabitable and I intimated this matter to the landlord by a written notice. But he has not taken any action to repair it so far. What is the remedy available to me?12/28/2016 | Category: Landlord Ten... » Repairs | State: Alabama | #29017