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Hive Mind Question (by WMH [NC]) Feb 19, 2021 2:33 PM
       Hive Mind Question (by Johnny B. [MA]) Feb 19, 2021 2:41 PM
       Hive Mind Question (by WMH [NC]) Feb 19, 2021 2:42 PM
       Hive Mind Question (by OPM [OR]) Feb 19, 2021 3:08 PM
       Hive Mind Question (by MC [PA]) Feb 19, 2021 3:18 PM
       Hive Mind Question (by Nicole [PA]) Feb 19, 2021 3:48 PM
       Hive Mind Question (by WMH [NC]) Feb 19, 2021 3:59 PM
       Hive Mind Question (by DJ [VA]) Feb 19, 2021 4:02 PM
       Hive Mind Question (by DJ [VA]) Feb 19, 2021 4:04 PM
       Hive Mind Question (by melinda [MD]) Feb 19, 2021 7:13 PM
       Hive Mind Question (by Robert J [CA]) Feb 19, 2021 7:37 PM
       Hive Mind Question (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Feb 20, 2021 12:44 AM
       Hive Mind Question (by Hoosier [IN]) Feb 20, 2021 10:10 AM
       Hive Mind Question (by Nicole [PA]) Feb 20, 2021 10:43 AM
       Hive Mind Question (by WMH [NC]) Feb 20, 2021 12:49 PM
       Hive Mind Question (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Feb 21, 2021 2:41 AM

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Hive Mind Question (by WMH [NC]) Posted on: Feb 19, 2021 2:33 PM
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Online friend. Pipe Burst. Downstairs apartment needs completely renovation. Water will be shut off, etc.

Tenant won't leave for the renovations to be done, and won't move his things, etc.

I told her to post notice of entry and if he doesn't comply she will have to evict, but anyone have any better ideas?

--50.82.xxx.xxx




Hive Mind Question (by Johnny B. [MA]) Posted on: Feb 19, 2021 2:41 PM
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Is the tenant paying rent? If so just do the bare minimum with tenant in place so no further damage is done (I.e.mold) and keep collecting rent. Renovate in the future when tenant moves. Have tenant sign a letter that they are accepting the cosmetic imperfections in lieu of moving. --73.186.xxx.xxx




Hive Mind Question (by WMH [NC]) Posted on: Feb 19, 2021 2:42 PM
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Not sure she can do that, but not a bad idea. --50.82.xxx.xxx




Hive Mind Question (by OPM [OR]) Posted on: Feb 19, 2021 3:08 PM
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PERHAPS HAVE THE CITY ORDER HER TO MOVE..AND UNINHABITABLE --162.247.xx.xx




Hive Mind Question (by MC [PA]) Posted on: Feb 19, 2021 3:18 PM
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Hope he has renter's insurance if he things are not moved and something happens.

I am with above post notice of entry and do the minimum especially if if a damage to your property issue. --73.230.xxx.xx




Hive Mind Question (by Nicole [PA]) Posted on: Feb 19, 2021 3:48 PM
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My guess is the issue is $$$. I'd say tenant has no money to move and no money for a place to store their stuff. Of course the first answer (which I assume won't apply here) is renter's insurance. I'd say with no water the municipality can force them to leave without an official eviction. If the place is going to need inspections due to major repairs, then I'd go that way. If no permits and inspections, I'd offer to pay one or two months storage and assist by paying someone to move the stuff for tenant. Tenant can probably find someone to bunk with. --72.70.xxx.xxx




Hive Mind Question (by WMH [NC]) Posted on: Feb 19, 2021 3:59 PM
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Housing Provider is doing things by the book, using the contractors recommended by her insurance company and such. Renter was supposed to have insurance but she is now sure he doesn't and that's why he won't allow the work to be done and won't leave. There are NO available housing units around here right now. None. Zippo.

I told her to call the County Clerk and beg for help. It might backfire, but in this case I think not. --50.82.xxx.xxx




Hive Mind Question (by DJ [VA]) Posted on: Feb 19, 2021 4:02 PM
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Is it habitable? If not, they MUST leave and should be given notice to vacate immediately. Check and see what the state's laws say about the timing for that.

If it is habitable - meaning that the tenant will sign an agreement that they are OK with living in a home where the flooring and bottom 3 feet of drywall has been removed (and whatever else is soaked), and they agree to live there at there own risk & not hold the landlord liable for anything, will continue to pay full rent, etc, etc, - well, OK, let them. But, I bet when they read that and are asked to sign it, they may change their mind.

What caused the pipe to burst? Is someone liable for negligence? If so, that person "should" help pay for a Haul or whatever. If not, everybody pay your own way. --68.229.xxx.xxx




Hive Mind Question (by DJ [VA]) Posted on: Feb 19, 2021 4:04 PM
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To clarify: I'm not suggesting trying to work around them, just remove what is needed to prevent rot & let them live like that. Repair after they are gone. --68.229.xxx.xxx




Hive Mind Question (by melinda [MD]) Posted on: Feb 19, 2021 7:13 PM
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Perhaps she thinks that due to the moratorium she does not need to move out for the repairs.

I would file for eviction due to the damage she is allowing to occur to her lack of willingness to cooperate--move her things. --24.233.xxx.xx




Hive Mind Question (by Robert J [CA]) Posted on: Feb 19, 2021 7:37 PM
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I called Housing, Building and the Fire Marshal and had the flooded unit RED-Tagged so no one could live there. --47.155.xx.xxx




Hive Mind Question (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: Feb 20, 2021 12:44 AM
Message:

We had a big flood -600 homes in water.

The EPA taught us mold starts in 48 hours and to remove EVERYTHING that got wet within 48 hours of the flood. (I’m guessing that has passed)

Then wait 14 days AFTER it dries before sealing with oil base Kilz. I prefer Zinsser BIN.

My lease is clear: (and most state law) The lease ends when the home is not habitable.

They can find alternate housing or face eviction on their record.

The up side: Read the ins policy. MY State Farm insurance will pay for their hotel or another rental for a “reasonable” amount of repair time.

BRAD --73.102.xxx.xxx




Hive Mind Question (by Hoosier [IN]) Posted on: Feb 20, 2021 10:10 AM
Message:

The LL is in control, you are the LL.

Provide legal notice that you will be entering and you will move belongings as necessary to make minimal repairs. Don’t do anything verbally....keep copies of all texts and emails. Be professional, but protect your property. Take photos before, during, and after.

When legally possible, evict! --99.92.xxx.xxx




Hive Mind Question (by Nicole [PA]) Posted on: Feb 20, 2021 10:43 AM
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I think the suggestions of working around the tenant are just wrong. What contractor will come back on day two if the tenant is there looking over his shoulder telling him not to touch his stuff and probably running his mouth all day. --72.70.xxx.xxx




Hive Mind Question (by WMH [NC]) Posted on: Feb 20, 2021 12:49 PM
Message:

She posted notice of entry to do repairs. He got it this morning and she said she is sure she now has more holes in the wall based on what she heard afterwards.

I told her to call the police, that it is a misdemeanor for a renter to damage their unit, and to tell the police she also fears for her own safety now.

We'll see. --50.82.xxx.xxx




Hive Mind Question (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: Feb 21, 2021 2:41 AM
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W,

I forgot to comment - THE HIVE IS BUZZIN!

I wonder how thoroughly this person was screened. When we have troubles I love to go back over the original app to see if we missed something.

A LL in our group does no screening. Not even taking an app. And complains constantly how terrible his people are.

BRAD --73.102.xxx.xxx



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