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Re: I don't want to leave my apartment

Posted by Will on August 19, 1999 at 11:18:40:

In Reply to: I don't want to leave my apartment posted by JP on August 19, 1999 at 07:43:02:

Well you landlord better find a better reason to terminate the tenancy (which he can do with a month to month) because if it comes out it court that he is booting you for having your husband move back in he will be found in violation of federal law. Has the landlord written to you regarding you husband? left you any messages? then you can fight the eviction claiming violation equal housing laws by entering these letters and messages as evidence no matter what the landlord claims...

Take the time you buy to find another affordable apartment....because living with a landlord who hates your guts is not good.


: Help folks! This is long so bear with me.
: My husband signed a 6 month lease in October 1997. He moved out and left the status
: of the apartment up in the air. I went to the landlord (he lives in the house) and
: asked about the renewal. I was told that due to disagreements with my husband they
: were not renewing. I explained my situation and they agreed to let me stay in the
: apartment on a month to month lease. Stipulating that if I reunited with my husband
: I would have to leave. This was an oral agreement. Well as of July 1999 I reunited
: with my husband and the landlord found out and now has served me notice of terminating
: my tenancy. Here's the catch - my husband feels that since it was not in writing we
: should go by the original lease(which by the way that expired April 1998). The
: landlord gave us a 30 day notice and wants us to leave by August 31st. We are happy
: here and are not prepared to leave. My husband told the landlord that we are not leaving
: and he cannot let anyone see the apartment. He warned him that we would call the
: police. We've been good tenants - paid rent on time and everything. Please I need
: advice. Will he be able to evict us and how long will we have. I'm prepared to
: go to housing court.
: P.S. Should I pay the rent for September

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