Landlord and Tenant Rights and Responsibilities

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Question: Can a landlord add charges for services not in your lease because they want to do it a certain way. About 6 months ago a package delivery statin was installed and we were told it was free. Now they want everyone to use it and charge by the month for it

Answer: As a general rule, a residential tenant may not be compelled by the landlord to pay a new fee until the current rental agreement between the landlord and the tenant expires, unless the tenant agreed in writing to a potential new fee in the original rental agreement. The landlord only has the right to modify a rental agreement upon its expiration, at which time the tenant has an opportunity to decide whether to accept that modification and renew the agreement or leave.

Question: Can a landlord add charges for services not in your lease because they want to do it a certain way. About 6 months ago a package delivery statin was installed and we were told it was free. Now they want everyone to use it and charge by the month for it

Answer: As a general rule, a residential tenant may not be compelled by the landlord to pay a new fee until the current rental agreement between the landlord and the tenant expires, unless the tenant agreed in writing to a potential new fee in the original rental agreement. The landlord only has the right to modify a rental agreement upon its expiration, at which time the tenant has an opportunity to decide whether to accept that modification and renew the agreement or leave.

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  • Can a landlord add charges for services not in your lease because they want to do it a certain way. About 6 months ago a package delivery statin was installed and we were told it was free. Now they want everyone to use it and charge by the month for it
  • Can a landlord add charges for services not in your lease because they want to do it a certain way. About 6 months ago a package delivery statin was installed and we were told it was free. Now they want everyone to use it and charge by the month for it

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