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Dear landlords or so you call your selves

I am sick of calling the maintence men and going down to the office several times a week. I am sick of hearing we will get to it! I pay rent so DO SOMETHING! 

NUMBER ONE: FIX MY DAMN HOT WATER! AND FIX IT RIGHT! THE DUDE HAS BEEN OUT HERE 3 TIMES IN THE LAST TWO WEEKS AND IT IS OBVIOUSLY NOT FIXED BECAUSE IT IS STILL ICE COLD! DONT BEILEIVE ME HOP UR ASS IN MY SHOWER! I AM SICK OF HAVING TO BOIL WATER ON THE STOVE AND MIX IT FOR MY KIDS BATHS THAT IS NOT ONLY TEDIOUS BUT DANGEROUS!

NUMBER TWO: PLEASE REPLACE MY TOLIET! APPARENTLY "FIXING: IT IS NOT WORKING! THE DAMN THING OVERFLOWS ONCE A WEEK FOR THE PAST YEAR AND HALF. YOU SHOULD KNOW THIS BECAUSE YOU KEEP FIXING IT! AND FOR THE RECORD LESBIANS DONT USE CONDOMS SO NO IM FLUSHING THEM DOWN THE TOILET!

NUMBER THREE: EVICT THESE DAMN ROACHES! I UNDERSTAND THAT THIS IS HOUSTON AND WE LIVE NEAR A BAYOU! BUT STILL! i KEEP A CLEAN HOUSE AND THESE HOES DONT PAY RENT THEY NEED TO GO! I SPRAY AND BOMB AND ITS NOT WORKING!
 

instead of being fucking nosy asses and complaining about me waiting for my mail (yeh I got your crazy letter about that) or accidently dropping ONE cigarette butt outside my front door ONE In nearly two years (yup saw that letter two) FIX MY SHIT!

a pissed off tenant

PS: THE ONLY REASON I LIVE IN THIS SHIT HOLE IS I CANT  AFFORD TO MOVE!!!!

AS SOON AS I CAN IM FUCKING OUT OF THIS DUMP!

THEY LOOK NICE.. UNTIL YOU MOVE IN!!!

 

by on Feb. 9, 2013 at 8:58 PM
Replies (11-15):
AMBG825
by on Feb. 10, 2013 at 6:58 AM

 You can also mix some borax powder with some baking cocoa and put that along the edges of you kitchen.

Quoting JrsMommy07:

 

thanks I will check it out! do you know where I can find it? and while your at know where I can get a cheap toliet lol

Quoting aj23:

For the roaches there is some stuff by Dupont called Advion. It works great. I had a problem with bugs when I first bought my house and we had it sprayed and everything and nothing worked until I tried that stuff. I stopped seeing live ones within a week and I haven't seen a roach in 3 years.

 

 

 






 

Motherwannabe12
by on Feb. 10, 2013 at 9:53 AM
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If you have thorough notes of when you called, who you spoke with and when/if anyone came out to fix the problem and the outcome...you can do a self-eviction by going to your local courthouse and filing a claim in small claims court. I did that and won. I had  pics and 20 pages of notes on an old landlord who REFUSED to fix anything (no a/c, no hot water and the septic kept backing up into the house). I even found out that the house had black mold (and a lot of it) and they disclosed none of this to me when I signed the lease.

They brought a lawyer, I brought my docs an myself. I won. Document, document, document. I got all of my rent money back plus moving expenses. I was only there about 4 months. I refused to live like that. Check into it, it couldn't hurt. The money I got back, I put towards a much nicer place to live.

notjstasocermom
by Samantha on Feb. 10, 2013 at 1:00 PM

KIDS BATHS THAT IS NOT ONLY TEDIOUS BUT DANGEROUS

how is that dangerous?

so you have no hot water at all? 

trainlady
by Bronze Member on Feb. 10, 2013 at 1:44 PM

Have you tried taking a complete list including dates and times of requests and times listed for requests and repairs to the health department of your city? Sometimes that is what it takes to get the landlord on the ball. That is your right especially if you are dealing with roaches and no hot water and you have children.

gr8d8n3mom
by on Feb. 10, 2013 at 3:50 PM


In the state of GA, You have to write the landlord/maintenance ppl a letter telling them all the things that need to be fixed(I know u know they know all ready) but it has to be on paper. put in there it is to be fixed (or replaced as fixing  it hasn't worked) in XX amount of time, if it isn't done by that amount of time you are with holding the rent until the repairs are properly done according to the housing codes(and laws in your state) Make sure you send it certified and return receipt requested,keep a copy for yourself

We had to do this with a house we were renting.

Quoting aj23:

Check your local laws.
Some require a landlord to provide hot water. You may be able to put the rent money in escrow and hold it until the repairs are made or pay for the repairs and deduct the amount from your rent.



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