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courts will uphold a landlord’s rules as long as they are reasonable. You should have been given

a copy of the House Rules beforyou signed your lease. Rea the rules carefully and if you

object to any of them contacyour landlord to discuss the mtter before you move-in. If you

strongly disagree with the House Rules, you coud ask your landlord to let you out of your lease

since you were not aware of them when you signed your lease.

My neighbors are constantly playing loud music. I no longer enjoy living in my apartment

because of the constant noise? What can I do? The tenant should first coact the landlord and report eh problem.

The tenant may

contact

the

police,

i the

neighbor’s

conduct

wo dl

constitute

disturbing

the

peace.

If

the

conduct continues, the tenant needs to nueti requesting that the landlord address the

disturbing

conduct.

If

the

landrd

refuses

to

address

the

proem,

the

tenant

can

ask

to

be

released from the lease or transferred to another unit. A tenant has the rightto be free from the

conduct of other tenants, which causes disruption, inconvenience, or mage. The neighbors’

conduct must be considered disruptive to an ordinary, reasonable person. Therefore, tenants who

are hypersensitive to noise or who have unreasonable expectations would have difficulty proving

that the noise and activities complained of violet their right to use and enjoy their unit. This

would be especially true if the noise and activities do not botherother tenants. Tenants who are

using and enjoying their apartment in normal, everyday activities are not creating a nuisance.

I have a one year lease that prohibits pets. For the past three months, I have kept a dog in my apartment. The landlord was aware that I brought a dog into the apartment and, initially, told me it was all right. Last week I received a letter from my landlord giving me thirty days to get rid of my dog and reminding me that the lease prohibits pets. Do I have to get rid of my dog?

Yes. The fact that your landlord chose to allow you to have a dog and did not enforce the

lease term prohibiting pets does not mean that the landlord can never enforce that lease term. To

enforce the suspended lease term, the landlor need only give you notice that he wants you to

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