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Clauses (a) and (c) are potentially relevant. You have to look in the Rules & Regulations to see what exceptions are permitted. Although firearms and especially shotgun shells are of a "dangerous, flammable or explosive character", it is reasonable to believe that when stored properly, they do not unreasonably increase the danger of fire or ...


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Questions about being barred from entry into the UK 10 years down the road need to be asked some number of years in the future. Current practice is that the Home Secretary does not bar entry because of an unpaid debt, instead you have to do something egregiously bad or antisocial. Given Brexit, future matters of immigration are not set in stone. One ...


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I do not have anything official proving that I gave him the 2-months worth deposit What did you do, hand him a wad of cash? Pay by check, and put what it's for on the memo line. You've been there for nine months and there are several other people who can testify that you've been living there, so it would be difficult to claim that you aren't a renter. If ...


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If you are prevented from entering the property on the day the contract says the tenancy begins that is a breach of the contract. If you suffer a loss as a result of the breach, you are entitled to be restored to the position you'd be in had the loss not occurred. For example, if you had additional removal fees and a hotel bill resulting from this breach, ...


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she immediately stated that I need to provide 60 days notice She is wrong. See Minnesota statute 504B.135(a). Absent any agreement that supersedes the statute, the landlord cannot unilaterally stretch the notice period to 60 days. Is it legal for a landlord to say my rent is due 5 days earlier than we had verbally agreed? Is it legal for a landlord to ...


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I do not see how you can violate this section without threatening someone. (C) has, I count 6 components. Pay close attention to how they interact. engage in acts of violence or threats of violence, This is the crux. It's a pretty clear statement, and its definition is reasonably narrow. Perfectly appropriate for a rental agreement. Don't hurt ...


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In Virginia there is a distinction between a tenant and an authorized occupant. An authorized occupant is a person entitled to occupy a dwelling unit with the consent of the landlord, but who has not signed the rental agreement and therefore does not have the financial obligations as a tenant under the rental agreement. A tenant is a person ...


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A typo in a contract does not ever void the contract. If the typo changes the meaning of the contract from what was actually intended, then it is up to a judge to interpret the contract and whether it is reasonable that a person would assume its intended meaning. In your example, it is obvious that the word "least" was meant to be there and not "lease" - as ...


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These are the limits in Boston: 50 decibels from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. and 70 decibels at any time. If it is annoying you then it is probably greater than 70 dB, you can buy a sound meter if you want to be sure. The advice is: Car alarms, loud parties, or loud amps: Call the Boston Police Party Line at 617-343-5500, or contact your local police station.


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In general, the express terms of the lease signed supersede all prior negotiations of the parties, except to the extent that the particular language in question in the lease is ambiguous. This is called the parol evidence rule (which is the law in all U.S. jurisdictions although it has been expressly rejected in Israel). The parol evidence rule expressly ...


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Is this something for small claims court Yes. The explicitness of your prior leases overrides the statutory variations that might exist among jurisdictions in this regard. And the total of 50$/month for six or seven years indicates that you would have to pursue recovery in small claims court (at least if the landlord refuses to reimburse you). In Wisconsin,...


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In general, a properly signed lease is binding. But there are exceptions, and they vary depending on the jurisdiction: country, state/province, and even city or county in many places. You mention a claim that the property should not be leased "because the owner needs it". In some jurisdictions, there is a special exception if the owner personally, or a ...


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Residents agree that the receipt of mail by any individual not listed as a Resident or Occupant in this Agreement at the Leased Premises shall be proof of occupancy of that individual and a violation of this Agreement. I assume that the lease states that only the listed individuals can reside in the unit. Maybe they think that this says that receipt ...


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The police (and any other involved public agencies) do not work for Steve. They make their own decisions. You didn't specify a location, and requirements to consent to a search vary by location. It wouldn't be surprising, though, if Steve can't legally consent to a search of someone else's room (but possibly could consent to search of common areas). One ...


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Short Answer Can an incomplete and unsafe building be rented to a tenant on a commercial lease if the building never received a certificate of occupancy? Yes. Unless your lease says otherwise. Your sole source of legal protections is your lease. Without knowing the detailed provisions of your lease, it is impossible to know. Long Answer The General ...


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Firstly, your "apartment" doesn't prohibit anything; Your tenancy contract does. A terminology nitpick, but one that can shed some light on what is actually happening. TLDR: Your right to bear arms isn't being infringed, its being traded away. An unreasonable trade may be invalidated by the courts. Firearms restrictions are far less likely to be voided than ...


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ErikF's answer already covers the rules about entering a rented apartment after notice has been given. I'll try to answer the other question. Do we need to listen to the tenants' request or do we have the right to continue communicating with them via email? I don't think there is an explicit law about this in Canada, but in general neither side has the ...


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Looking at the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006, S.O. 2006, c. 17, there are a couple of possibilities: If the tenancy is being terminated or notice has been given (s. 26(3)), you can enter without written notice between 8 A.M.-8 P.M. as long as you "inform[] and make[] a reasonable effort to inform the tenant of the intention to do so." Otherwise (s. 27(1)),...


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I would certainly speak with a lawyer. (I am not one.) My (limited) understanding of the law is that the victim of a contract breach must act in a "commercially reasonable" manner to minimize the damage to both parties. For instance, I believe that the landlord is responsible for re-leasing the property (not you), and then billing you for the difference ...


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Only people with the authority to act on your behalf can make legally binding actions on your behalf. The mere statement that one tenant can bind all tenants is absolutely without legal force. It requires an additional statement by each of the tenants involved (or one statement all have agreed to) to have legal force. As the original lease did not give any ...


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Unless there is a document (including the original lease) which designats the co-tenants as agents of each other you are not bound by the actions of the other tenant. Co-tenants are not by virtue of that relationship alone, agents of one another. The statement on the renewal does not change this: your co-tenant doesn't represent you so they can't ...


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The availability of legal liability for "risking" (i.e. placing someone at elevated risk of something bad happening when the bad thing doesn't actually happen) is a controversial and developing area of tort law. At a minimum, putting the landlord on notice of the risk that the landlord is creating, ideally in writing, would improve the strength of your case ...


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yes, a lease for a rental entitles the lessee full use of the property being rented as agreed. the landlord is in violation.


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Have you made sure this isn't just a cock-up? Hanlon's razor suggests that you shouldn't attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by incompetence. Assuming that you have talked to the agent and they are insisting that the unit on the lease is the unit you rented. On the face of it, you signed a lease to rent unit B, the fact that you saw ...


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Wouldn't it be hard to kick someone out who never signed a lease? wouldn’t it be hard for the landlord to evict them since technically it was never agreed on what conditions the agreement could end? Section 52 of the Residential Tenancy Act lists the conditions the landlord needs to meet for his notice to end tenancy to be effective, as this is a ...


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The emails are not completely irrelevant, but the terms of the actual signed lease are vastly more relevant. You have some reason (based on emails) to believe that you would be getting a month to month lease for $1150 / mo., and you believed that the alternative was a year lease for $1050 / mo. But you were presented with and signed a lease for 1 year at $...


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Signed contract documents are presumed to be definitive The parol evidence rule prevents evidence being used to challenge unambiguous terms in a signed document. People in negotiations adopt and abandon many positions so when they sign a contract evidence of their positions before that are irrelevant. Unless you can show misleading and deceptive conduct ...


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I would advise calling some law offices to consult if there is a case here, but there are plenty of valid reasons why you could have a package sent to your address with a different name (It's Christmas and you want to keep presents for different people stored and organized, so you have their names on the shipping lable to do this on the cheap. You have a ...


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Can he come back and force me for gas payments, months later, even though he never sent me a bill starting in September? If you accepted the amendment about payment for gas, then yes, the landlord can still come after you for your failure to abide by the amendment. I am not knowledgeable of MA landlord-tenant legislation (which might be this and perhaps ...


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