Can an association sue the renter?
In America, most anyone can sue most anyone else for most any reason. If you can find an attorney to take on your case, that is.
In particular, an association may pursue an renter when the renter's occupancy in an association's community cannot be controlled by either the owner or the association, and the occupancy violates the governing documents in some substantial way.
In advance of bringing any suit, however, the association is best advised to review the steps involved that are required to 'control' the occupancy of any resident.
If you are a renter, you are subject to the provisions of the governing documents, and you can be in violation of them. When you are in violation, expect repercussions to follow.
The governing documents for the association will hold the answer to your question: there is no standard answer. Read More
No, you sue the owner, which is the estate. Read More
The renter must sue the property owner in court and win. Then the renter can request a judgment lien from the court. The renter should also contact the local landlord/tenant agency first to find out about their rights as a renter in their particular jurisdiction. The agency may be able to help obtain a refund if one is due. The renter must sue the property owner in court and win. Then the renter can request… Read More
Can a renter sue the owner of a home if the renter is injured while living there even if the owner is not at fault nor are they negligent?
If you sue, you will not win. The tenant must show that the landlord knew of a dangerous or unsafe condition and failed to fix it in a reasonable amount of time. Since the landlord was not at fault or negligent, then there is no case. Read More
Maybe not sue but you can take it to the Renters association. Read More
Sure, unless you previously signed an agreement not to sue. Another Answer Remember that when you sue a homeowners association of which you are a member, you're simply suing yourself. Read More
At this level of legality and complexity, your association attorney should be involved. Essentially, the owner is responsible for enforcing the rental agreement. If the owner is in violation of the governing documents based on some action on the part of a renter, then the association can engage the owner for resolution. Read More
The HOA should consult a real estate attorney immediately. Any "self help" actions by the HOA could have severe consequences: that is, the evicted renter could sue the HOA for constructive eviction. Read More
If a skylight was damaged in a fire in a rental house is that the responsibility of the renter or owner?
Most Renters Insurance has a Liability component as well as personal property coverage. So if the fire was the renters fault the landlord could sue the renter then the liability insurance would pay. Read More
Yes. If the homeowner's association finds the homeowner to have violated rules and regulations set forth by the association. Furthermore, if the homeowner has criminal liabilities inside the association, he can also be sued. Read More
For a responsible landlord, he may sue a tenant through a small claims court if the tenant moved out with unpaid rent or if the security deposit is not enough. You can even take action to sue the tenant if he hasn't given you a 30 days notice or by breaking the lease before his term ends. Read More
Sue Samuelson has written: 'A centennial history of the Pennsylvania State Association of County Commissioners' -- subject(s): County officials and employees, History, Pennsylvania State Association of County Commissioners Read More
Yes--if there is a written contract or agreement to pay dues. If the dues are voluntary, then the association has no basis to sue. Read More
Leaving eviction to the association only makes the eviction more complicated and costly, since all owners, then, pay the costs associated with the task. Best practices dictate that the owner be charged with the eviction task, and be fined for every day past the deadline that the errant tenant remains a resident. In order to charge an owner with eviction, the board must justify abuse of the governing documents by the renter, and have requested… Read More
Is a property owner liable for a mechanic's lien filed by a landscaping company when the contract was entered into by the renter without the owner's knowledge?
No. The contractor must sue the tenant for the money due. Read More
Some know, some do not know. Condominium-savvy owners understand that they purchased property that operates as a private democracy based on the governing documents in effect over the association. People who do not understand the ownership, business and operational structure of the association often behave in ways that affect the association, their neighbors, and themselves in adverse ways. Read More
Maybe. Read your governing documents and determine whether you are allowed -- or not -- to place signs in your front window. If the association has chosen to sue you, it's possible that you have ignored other messages from the association to remove the sign, such as a Notice of Violation, Opportunity to Appeal and so forth, so that suing you is their last resort. Read More
(In America, anyone can pretty much sue anyone for most any reason.) The association is a corporation. Your governing documents and the state association law govern their responsibilities, limitations and actions. If you believe -- and have evidence -- that the association's board has acted illegally, you can sue them. You can find an association-savvy attorney willing to take your case, and begin there with your stories, proofs and evidence. However, in the case of… Read More
If the association fees are part of the obligations of your landlord under your lease agreement you could pay the fees directly, then deduct them from the rent, sending a letter to the landlord with the accounting. You should check to see if there is a landlord-tenant agency in your area and call for advice. Read More
If there's a renter, that's a contract. Read More
The key is to understand why the association is contacting you. If you believe that the association has no reason to contact you, and can produce videos, e-mails, letters and so forth as evidence of harassment, then you may be able to find an attorney to take your case. Read More
If you are the Rent-ie (The person who is renting from the owner) or the Renter (The person who owns the property) Rentie- Nothing Renter- Its like a normal property. Read More
If planning to purchase a home in Nebraska and turn it into a day care while there is a renter currently renting how do you get rid of the renter?
After you purchase the property you can give the renter a 30 day notice to evacuate the property. Read More
Since the renter is not the owner, the renter needs to notify the rental company immediately. The renter is also going to be held responsible for the impound fees and it could be several hundred dollars. Read More
Does an owners liability insurance cover damages to contents of renters property if the homeowner is negligent?
No, a homeowners insurance policy does not provide coverage for the property of a tenant. That's what "Renters Insurance" is for. If the renter chose not to purchase a renter insurance policy, Then the renter was negligent to the extent that the renter chose not to purchase a renter insurance policy, perhaps with the mistaken belief that the owners policy would cover them. Read More
You can only sue in small claims court for damages. Landlord and tenant cases are only opened by landlords, not the tenant. If, under constructive eviction clause, you exercise your right to move out of that property and the landlord keeps your security deposit and any other payments you made before moving into the property - except for the first months rent unless that's when you're moving out, then you have the right to sue… Read More
Can an HOA sue parents of kids for damage to a common area when there is no proof the kids caused the damage?
In America, most anyone can sue anyone for anything as long as you have a valid legal claim. The association's counsel will require proof of vandalism by the children in order to draft any kind of suit. No association counsel will file a suit that is un-win-able by the association. Read More
In America, you can almost sue anyone for any reason. Take your evidence to a common interest community-savvy attorney and request that s/he send a letter to the association requesting they they stop billing you for money you do not owe. As well, ask them to pay the attorney's fees, because their billing actions are apparently their error. Read More
If the renter can still make payments you do nothing. If the renter defaults on more than one payment, then file for court eviction unless you want to make special arrangements with the renter. Read More
PA means "Professional Association". The person is self-incorporated. You can not sue the person personally. You can only sue the business, you would not be able to take the doctors personal assets as part of a malpractice suit. Read More
A renter is allowed three months to move out after the house has been sold. Read More
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There is renters insurance, but it is on the items the renter has brought into the house/apartment. The owner has insurance on the building. Read More
That depends. If the renter has their own flood insurance then the renter could certainly file a claim on it they have a flood loss. If your asking can the renter file a claim on the Property owners flood insurance then the answer would be no. The owners flood insurance would be specific to the owners property, not property belonging to a tenant. Read More
The condo association may file a lien against your condo unit. If you still don't pay the dues you owe, the condo association may sue you to foreclose on your condo. I highly recommend working out a payment plan with the association, if possible. When you don't pay your assessments, essentially you ask your neighbors to pay your bills. Read More
An owner may pass along their voting rights -- by official proxy -- to a tenant, unless this is specifically prohibited in the governing documents. For example, the documents may state that a director may not vote by proxy. Read More
Anytime a common interest community board decides to sue, for whatever reason, best practices dictate that association counsel be involved. Counsel may -- or may not -- opt to use small claims court for the cause. Different US states have different requirements regarding attorneys in small claims courts: some are allowed, some are barred. Read More
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Can you sue a condo association if they fail to provide certificate of resale documents and sale of house falls through?
Generally, if you can find an attorney to take on your case, you can sue most anyone for any reason. Your first task is to locate such an attorney who can answer your specific question. Read More
Basically anyone you rent a room from IS your landlord. Now, if you're talking about renting a room from someone who happens to be renting from a landlord, it depends on whether that landlord allows the tenant to rent a room to someone else (this is called subletting). I would be very careful about renting a subletted area from a renter. As a subletted renter you dont' have any rights as you would if you… Read More
My house was ;used by t;he renter to grow marijuana plants for 2 years. Police raided the house and the renter left but incurred a lot of water damage, holes all over the walls and ceiling and molds all over the house. Does my home insurance cover the cost of these repirs? Read More
Definitely. Just like you can sue any physical group. Another Answer Depending on who 'you' are, you may have other options. If you are not an owner, and have a legal case, an attorney can help you sue an association. If you are an owner, when you sue the association, you are essentially suing yourself. Read your governing documents to determine whether or not the issue at hand is addressed there. If it is, you… Read More
An association may have a cause of action against an estate. However, the claim must be filed in a timely fashion. The time period for filing creditor's claims is generally no longer than twelve months and shorter in some jurisdictions. Read More
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Yes, they can it really doesn't matter if the renter is not paying the owner has all rights to evict the renter. Read More
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