Tenants share disturbing horror stories about landlords
Of course, several people have positive experiences with rentals, good relationships with their landlords and are sad to leave if and when they move on to a more permanent home. However, landlords often get a bad rap for being greedy, intrusive and sometimes even going beyond legal means to secure as much money as possible for their tenants. Living with an unsatisfactory landlord can really taint not only how you feel about him or her as a person, but also your overall comfort within your living situation.
Several distressed tenants took to Whisper, the popular app that provides an anonymous platform for people to share their most honest thoughts, to expose some particularly disturbing landlord tales.
Extenuating circumstances on your landlord's end may give you the legal right to opt out of your contract:
Depending on your lease, your landlord usually must have a reason to ask you to leave:
It is a really unsettling feeling to know someone who makes you feel unsafe has access to your home:
You should be able to feel comfortable in your own home, emotionally and physically:
Although you may be having a bad experience, it might be good motivation to find a place where you are actually happy:
A landlord should make you feel taken care of, not anxious:
Whoever said not to mix business with pleasure was right:
Landlords usually have the right to enter your home for valid reasons, but sometimes it straight up crosses the line:
Your landlord is responsible for keeping the entire building livable, not just individual apartments:
Infestations make for an unacceptable living situations:
For more tenant complaints, check out Whisper.
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