Is it legal for a landlord to make a tenant pay for anA/C callif the problem with theA/C was due to a breaker switch not being on all the way?

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Is it legal for a landlord to make a tenant pay for anA/C callif the problem with theA/C was due to a breaker switch not being on all the way?

Asked on February 27, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Florida

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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

Your question regarding the "legality" of the charge for an air conditioning issue pertains to whether your presumed written lease allows your landlord to charge you for this fee. I suggest that you carefully read your agreement. If the agreement does not allow for the charge as written, the landlord contractually cannot charge you for the fee.

Albeit, the landlord may still want to charge you for this.


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