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Re: sherry is right.....

Posted by me again on January 15, 2002 at 00:48:40:

In Reply to: Re: Problems with Upstairs Neighbors posted by Sherry C. on January 12, 2002 at 22:58:55:

: There is only but so much that the landlord can do about your noisy neighbor. The landlord does not get the violation, the person who is being reported (your noisy neighbor) will get the fine.

actually, YOU have more power in this situation that the landlord. complaining to the landlord will do no good, because he has no control over what kind of noise these people make. the only effective option is for YOU to call the police, make complaints, and get copies of the reports. usually, this will straighten the problem out (if only for a short period of time). make sure you send copies of these reports to the landlord, certified, etc. the landlord can call the police, but he would have to witness the violation.
as far as the 'quiet enjoyment' thing, it has zero to do with 'quiet' in the noise sense of the word. it means that THE LANDLORD can not do anything to interfere with the proper use of the apartment, and this is not the case here, it's your neighbors.

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