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People are allowed to insult you It's not polite but it's not illegal.


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Did you and the landlord agree that the apartment was uninhabitable and that you would be released from your lease? If so, then you have very little to worry about. If not, why did you think you could stop paying rent just because you moved out? First, "uninhabitable" means more than being unpleasant or inconvenient: it means the property is unsafe ...


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Usually this is done in the context of a suit for money damages for the return of a security deposit, or in the context of a defamation action when the landlord has made a negative credit report. But if there is no security deposit to return and no inaccurate credit report that has been made, these options aren't available. You might be able to obtain a ...


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County health departments matter While governors get all the national press, counties do a lot of the heavy lifting when it comes to orders. Alameda County Health Officer order 20-13 and 20-14 require face coverings (masks) when outside the home. In particular, that means people "outside their home and within 30 feet of anyone else other than members ...


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One path would be to get compliance, by demonstrating that it is legally required. The best evidence that he is legally required to wear a mask is this recent mandate from the Department of Public Health. However, I cannot find a corresponding executive order, which may be in a generic form empowering CDPH to issue orders. Any imposition of penalties for ...


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Is there anything I can do? There is no information on the terms of your contract. Your perception that "the landlord bas breached contract by treating us this way" seems plausible, but you might be confusing between landlord's annoying habits and a plain breach of contract. The fact that other tenants have "been here for significantly longer&...


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Is it possible to break my lease without a penalty due to this? No. A reminder to the landlord or reporting with the authorities the violation is most likely to dissuade the landlord from incurring nuisances earlier than 7AM. The landlord might be mindful enough to ensure that work done between 6AM to 7AM does not disturb tenants. Even if the landlord ...


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That would depend on the specific provisions of the local ordinance, which we cannot examine without knowing the city or other local jurisdiction involved. The ordinance may well spell out a specific consequence for violation, such as a fine or a rent rebate. Or the ordinance might specifically provide that in such a case a tenant might break a lease. In the ...


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In general, a German landlord needs to give at least 24 hours notice before he can enter a home, and allowance from the renter. The renter also has the "Hausrecht", not the landlord. There are exceptions, most of them to prevent damage from an ongoing danger threatening the house. A clear example would be a broken water pipe. 1 week notice also ...


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