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If my roommates use more utilities than me, am I legally allowed to pay less?

If you promised to split the bill equally, that is a contract even if there was not paperwork or signature. The utility company will only come after the person on the contract with them, then that ...
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If my roommates use more utilities than me, am I legally allowed to pay less?

From a legal standpoint, roommates co-signing a lease are normally jointly liable. Joint liability means every one of the tenants is responsible for the entire bill. If there is just one primary ...
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Can I get my utilities data for free?

As a data scientist, you should be aware that laws regarding the handling of customer data vary from country to country. Since you did not give any details, I can only give a generic answer: In most ...
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What are the possible repercussions of failing to pay, or alternatively register for utility bills?

england-and-wales The household that doesn't pay its water bill cannot by law be cut off or restricted from the water supply. However, there have been reports that some companies have disconnected ...
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Adding Previous Tenant's Name to PSEG Bill for School Enrollment

You are being asked to conspire to mislead a government official and to help facilitate fraud. This is a crime, and is a felony in some jurisdictions. While crimes of this type are rarely discovered ...
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If my roommates use more utilities than me, am I legally allowed to pay less?

am I legally allowed to pay less? Sure, why not? Did your contract with the roommates explicitly state "XYZ% from each tenant." If it did state this then you must pay XYZ%. The only thing ...
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What are the possible repercussions of failing to pay, or alternatively register for utility bills?

There's no human right to utilities The usage of the utilities is rather simple in how it is regulated: A household needs a contract with the service provider to even get them. There are rights ...
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When would proposed provisions of cancelling no fault evictions possibly come into effect?

At the time of writing (June 2022), the bill referred to in the White Paper has not been published. However, on p8 of the document (p12 in the PDF version), it states: We know action is needed now ...
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