Apartment Renting Laws and Regulations

UPDATED: May 30, 2009

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Apartment Renting Laws and Regulations

When you are told to vacate your apartment premises because of a mold infestation (that was present prior to your move-in date), how much time in advance are they allowed to give you, until you are forced by the Lessor to move out of the apartment?

Asked on May 30, 2009 under Real Estate Law, Virginia

Answers:

MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 13 years ago | Contributor

Well, it depends.  Are you saying it wasn't habitable to begin with? If so, in most states, the lessor has to pay for your moving expenses.

Contact the following to review your issues:

http://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/consumers/f-landlord.shtml


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