Category Archives: Landlord-Tenant

Heating Woes – Part 3

In the case of an oil delivery, if the landlord has a back bill and the oil company will not deliver oil unless it is paid, the tenant is at risk of the oil running out and thus the heat … Continue reading

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Your Heat – Part 2

Some landlords try to lower their expenses, and even when they are obligated to provide heat – they may try to keep the temperature below the law required minimum. Some simply stop paying the utility company. So what happens if your landlord does not … Continue reading

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Landlord Paying for Your Heat? – Part 1

As the weather turns colder, many people worry how to pay for the heat in their homes. The price of gas, electricity, and oil is up while income is down. If you’re renting, check your lease to see who is … Continue reading

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Housing Leases Are Made For Reading

When someone enters into a rental agreement as a tenant, in most cases, a written agreement, called a “lease,” is drawn up and signed.  The written lease signed by both landlord and tenant is a binding contract defining the new … Continue reading

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Sleep Tight, Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite…

There are many theories behind this well known phrase, one suggesting that the saying dates back to the days when mattresses were supported by ropes needed to be pulled tight to provide a well-sprung bed. However, the ‘don’t let the bedbugs bite’ part has some … Continue reading

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