Landlord and Tenant Rights and Responsibilities

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Question: water damage the first day i moved in.tube was not on right. this home was not move in ready when i moved in.was told carpets will be cleaned ready to go. i told them son allergic to dogs. alot of dog urine that came out from carpet. they left exposed nails in. it has been a month since this happened and they are waiting for flooring to come but my family and i have had to live in this situation they didn't offer a hotel. tenant act said devalue of property. am i able to take her to small claims court i have not been able to fully move in due to this out of stuff is in garage. please help

Answer: The landlord is supposed to provide "habitable premises". If they do not then you can sue them for your economic loss (the "diminished value" of the premises).

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  • water damage the first day i moved in.tube was not on right. this home was not move in ready when i moved in.was told carpets will be cleaned ready to go. i told them son allergic to dogs. alot of dog urine that came out from carpet. they left exposed nails in. it has been a month since this happened and they are waiting for flooring to come but my family and i have had to live in this situation they didn't offer a hotel. tenant act said devalue of property. am i able to take her to small claims court i have not been able to fully move in due to this out of stuff is in garage. please help

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