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Incomplete building rented on commercial lease

Can an incomplete and unsafe building be rented to a tenant on a commercial lease if the building never received a certificate of occupancy? [![enter image description here][2]][2] [2]: https://i....
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Is there precedent for double dipping after notice to vacate?

I gave my twenty day notice to our leasing company on the 11th, planning to be out on the 30th of April. They've stated that they must have received the notice no later than 00:00 (12AM) on the 10th ...
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How do you value damages on missing features in a lease? [closed]

We leased a car that was supposed to have an auto starter. I have written correspondence of this and I believe it is in the paperwork for the lease as well. The car does not. The dealer is ...
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Mandatory apartment inspection

My apartment in Texas has mandatory unit inspections inside the entire apartment, including water leaks, the smoke detector, the HVAC filter, and electrical outlets, three times a year. Property ...
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Does forfeiture for service charge arrears result in total loss of leasehold price?

Alice purchased a leasehold of 100 years for £100 million, yet it requires her to pay £5000pa in service charges. After 5 years Alice starts to fall behind on her service charges and eventually ...
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UK cladding remediation

In the old format of the Leaseholder certificate, Does landlord not being responsible for the defect, having net worth of >2MN, yet the maximum liability for relevant historical safety defects for ...
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My lease agreement has a typo that changes the intended meaning

I'm in New York. I share this lease with a roommate who is also on the lease but is leaving a month after I am. Our lease that states "After the initial term of this Agreement, or in case of a ...
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Lease signed before I’m fully approved, do I have a case to get out of the lease?

I signed a lease a few months ago and someone from the apartment signed it as well. The move in day is in august. Now, they are saying that my lease is not “fully approved” and I can’t move in until ...
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What are my rights as an apartment tenant if I have no active lease agreement, in terms of rent amount and move out procedure?

(In Tennessee, as the tag indicates) My previous 12 month lease expired May 30th, 2023. Shortly before my lease expired, my previous landlord suddenly sold the apartment complex to another landlord, ...
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Can a lease last forever?

If two parties agree to a lease on real property, can the lease be binding in perpetuity if it lacks a termination date? Can the lease ever be rescinded because the lessor wishes to terminate the ...
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Can messenger chat be used as evidence in courts?

My roommate agreed that I don't need to pay rent for the days I am not in apartment. I have to go to Texas for a 6 month period. I informed my roommate before adding him as roommate. We had this ...
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Can / How would a lease (contract) require an injured visitor to hold the renter's insurance liable?

Assume Jane visits Bob (Renter). Mike is the Florida landlord. Jane slips and falls on the Mike's rental property, Can Mike's attorney construct lease so that Bob is required to have some sort of ...
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(NYC) What rights or responsibilities does a sub tenant have without a physical lease?

Many people, especially in expensive cities like NYC, prefer to split rent costs of an apartment/basement with other people, in a situation where one person is signed on the actual lease with the ...
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Non residential lease: early termination

What is the controlling law regarding early termination requested by a Florida NON-residential tenant? Assume the lease does not specify a termination clause (does not specify notification / early ...
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What happens if lease is signed but landlord doesnt want me, do I still have to pay the realtor fee?

I live in Dumont, NJ. I'm about to sign a lease with a landlord and I also have Section 8. I haven't moved in yet; To finalize the rent payment to the landlord, there must be a HAP contract signed by ...
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Storage unit restricted access and forced a move before contract termination

I leased a storage unit in Washington State, USA. The contract states that I needed to give notice to vacate before the 20th of the month and that I need to vacate before 5:00 pm on the last day of ...
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What does it mean that I must "immediately reimburse Owner for the cost of any insurance policy Owner obtains for the Apartment"?

On the lease I am considering signing, it says in section 32 D: Tenant shall immediately reimburse Owner for the cost of any insurance policy Owner obtains for the Apartment, including but not ...
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After flat owners buy a freehold, why must they grant themselves 999 year leases to set out residents' rights and responsibilities?

Please peruse ^^ the title of this question overhead ^^. I don't fathom the reason below for preferring a 999-year leasehold over a freehold, written by Nick Green on 20 June 2022. There can also be ...
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Why would a Leasing Agency, as Agent of the Landlords, form 4 shell corporations to be the Landlord — but with the same address?

One of my children leases in Hong Kong. She quotes from her Tenancy Agreement The Landlords Name : Dekker Investment Limited Dillinger Investment Limited Easeluck Development Limited Jekyll ...
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New manager will not accept renewed lease

Suppose thsat a tenant in Dallas Texas was sent a lease renewal form via email for the tenant's electronic signature on February 28, 2022. Suppose that the form came from the tenant's previous ...
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Expired Rental Lease & Addendum Determination

A Landlord had a tenant in her Florida condo with a lease expiring on 2/28/22. The Landlord was 88 and in her final stage of life. Death occured on 3/17/22. Landlord was not able or willing to sign ...
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Tenants right with a no waiver lease agreement

I signed a lease to rent the lower level of a home which has an upstairs unit as well. My lease lists me as the only tenant on my lease, for my unit. It states tenant agrees to be responsible and pay ...
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Can I get evicted from my apartment for a late payment in Canada?

Can I get evicted from my apartment for a late payment in Canada? I think I made a late payment and I received a letter from the Tribunal, because the landlord sent a tribunal request to have my lease ...
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Can you break a lease because the landlord refuses to evict another tenant who physically threatens the leaseholder?

Suppose a tenant has a neighbor who has taken it upon themselves to verbally threaten and harass said tenant. Due to the inherent risk of engaging with the neighbor, the tenant contacts their landlord ...
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Will breaking a lease damage my credit score? [closed]

I have to break my lease to move out of state. The landlord is telling me I will damage my credit and will not be able to rent another apartment for approx 7 years. Is this true?
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Could there be legal action against me for non-payment of rent with no written contract? [closed]

I have occupied a room in freehold from a family for about 2 years now. There was never a lease. For the past 10 months I have not been living there (but at my girlfriend's place), I go there once a ...
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Am I liable to pay new fees after a lease ends?

So I moved out of my old apartment recently. Unfortunately the move-in date for the new place was too close the move-out date so I had to leave some stuff behind. I couldn't clean it all up. On the ...
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What's considered a reasonable time for leasing agreements in the U.S.?

So I live in an corporate owned apartment complex in New York. For three months now my air conditioning has gone out on multiple occasions. I have made attempts to contact the leasing office and I ...
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Transferring a lease after receiving renewal offer from landlord; would new tenant be able to take advantage of same renewal offer?

Location: California, USA I have a little over a month left on my apartment lease, and my landlord has given a lease renewal offer. (I'm actually thinking to move out even before the lease is up.) ...
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Can a landlord use the delivery of U.S. mail as a method of surveillance?

This is an on-going struggle for me with the management of my apartment building. In the past, the manager has instructed the USPS mail carrier to return-to-sender my mail, because it was addressed ...
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Lease discrepancy

My landlord (New Jersey owner occupied 3 family house) gave me a new lease for$1400 and then another paper stating they were raising the rent to a total amount due per month of $400. Which is valid?
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Effect of Duvall on Absolute Covenants in a shared property?

I live in a flat in a London house. There are two other flats, so that's 3 flats with 3 leaseholders. Our old leases, which were renewed in 1992, state: Alterations: 3.9 Not to make any structural ...
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Florida Estate does not want to pay lease on condo from deceased tenant but wants personal property

Personal Rep for Estate is out of town and has never visited the leased condo after tenant deceased. She wants personal property without paying up on the past due rent. Have made a Statement of Claim ...
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I'm giving my landlord an oven. How do we word the next lease? [closed]

I rent an apartment in Anchorage, Alaska.  I applied for covid relief rental assistance. I was approved and the assistance I will be receiving is much more than I expected. My landlord has no ...
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Can a landlord appoint agents at will?

I am curious about something that came up in this question: Can a realtor show my apartment at will, with notice?. In the linked question a comment for an answer states: "The realtor IS the ...
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Leasing of community land

With the spirit of protecting community lands from private investors and other government actors, The Kenyan Constitution (2010) demanded for a community land law. This law was formulated in 2016 as ...
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We moved out two months early and still have a lease with the property I just found out this morning that the landlord has been living there

We moved out two months early, we were fully prepared to keep paying the rent even though we aren’t living there because of the lease. He told us if we could find somebody to take over the lease that ...
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Can I become a resident without changing my car registration? Co-lessee and lease are in Texas; the car and I moved to Pennsylvania

Recently I moved to PA after graduating from WV. I, my car, and my car's lease (from a credit union) are from Texas. When I leased, my dad got on it with me so I could go through his credit union. He'...
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I signed a lease with on site manager then the following day the owner of the property wanted to void the lease

I was approved to move into a lot,, so i paid a $100 deposit on a space rent and the onsite management made an agreement with me to pay the remaining 435 by the 15th of the month. 24 hours later the ...
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Can a co-tenant sublet in LA without permission from other tenants?

I am a co-tenant on a lease in LA. I want to sublet my room. My lease says a subletter can move in upon landlord approval, but it does not say anything about co-tenant approval. I’d like to sublet to ...
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Roommate with no signed contract moving out without notice

Person 1 rented a room to Person 2 in NYC and collected a security deposit. There’s no lease, no contract nothing, just proof of rent and deposit payments. Now Person 1 is being very uncool, even ...
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Will tenancy agreement still be valid if the property manager/broker who signed on behalf of landlord is terminated?

In BC, Canada, if a tenancy agreement is signed by a brokerage/property manager on behalf the landlord, and the property manager's contract is terminated early, will that make the tenancy agreement ...
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Break lease agreement due to COVID-19

The mom holds B-1 visa (business visitor), can only legally stays in the USA one-half year. So the mom has to travel back and forth from the USA and her home country to get a new visa every half year ...
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What is the mathematical formula to determine this lease rent re-negotiation?

The total annual rental for each such period for said land shall be equal to the prevailing rate of interest then charged by responsible lending institutions in the community for private loans on the ...
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Roommate Got Their Name off the Lease by Misleading

This is a major edit of a question which had number of ambiguities. Hopefully, the edits will clear the ambiguities. So, A, B, and C were co-tenants on a lease in an apartment in California and A, B, ...
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I recently had friends stay with me for the weekend with their dogs and the property manager threatened to evict me

I own my home. But I rent the land via a mobile home community. Our lease with the Lot states we can have dogs. We have 2 approved dogs. While we're renovating our home our contractor friend stayed ...
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What's the impact of this late fee typo?

My landlord has a late fee clause in our lease, which says that if the lessee is late with the rent, the lessor must pay a (poorly defined) late fee. What would be the effect of this clause? The ...
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Can a leasor defer signing the lease agreement until the lessee actually moves in?

I have just signed a new lease. The leasing agent says they countersign my lease after I move in. I still have a few days before I move in. Is this common/legal? Does it not expose the lessee to some ...
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Roommate/co-tenant said she would renew but lied after I sign lease - invalid lease?

So, my roommates and I planned to sign a lease renewal as co-tenants in NYC. While some of the roommates already signed it, the others changed their mind last minute. This unfortunately means the ...
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Ohio Lease Firearms Clause Eviction

I currently reside in Ohio as a CHL/CCW licensee. I've recently moved into a community with a strict firearms clause that simply states that a firearm must be unloaded, fully encased, and carried in ...