Renters' Forum
Q: Several weeks ago, my 18-year-old niece signed a one-year lease to room with several students in a privately owned condominium unit. She paid the first month's rent and a portion of the security deposit. A few days later she changed her mind. She doesn't want to move in because her university ...
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Insurance Requirements Concern Tenant, but They Are Legitimate (Post, February 23, 2008, Page T13)
Trust Is Key in Contract With Management Firm (Post, February 9, 2008, Page T13)
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Renters' Forum: You Want Them Out, but Are They Unauthorized Tenants or Just Guests? (Post, December 29, 2007, Page T13)
How to Tighten Your Pet Policy Humanely (Post, December 15, 2007, Page T13)
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Renters' Forum: Breaking Your Lease but Not Your Credit Score (Post, November 17, 2007, Page T13)
Renters' Forum: A Host of Concerns Accompany Tenant's Mental Decline (Post, November 3, 2007, Page T09)
Renters' Forum: When Building Changes Hands, New Owner Is Bound by Old Lease (Post, October 20, 2007, Page T13)
Vacant Property Is a Target for Thieves (Post, September 22, 2007, Page T13)
Renters' Forum: Broken Air Conditioning Is No Justification for Withholding Rent (Post, September 8, 2007, Page T13)
Renters' Forum: Released From the Lease, but Headaches Continue (Post, August 25, 2007, Page T13)
Demanding Tenants Want All Their Security Deposit Back (Post, August 11, 2007, Page T13)
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Tenant's Business Plans Violate Landlord's Trust, and Maybe Lease (Post, July 14, 2007, Page T13)
Unreturned Key Unlocks Big Cost for Former Tenant (Post, June 30, 2007, Page T13)
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Another Nightmare for Landlords: Lousy Property Managers (Post, June 2, 2007, Page T13)
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