I live in an apartment with a balcony. I want to install a satellite dish. Can I?
The Federal Communications Commission adoped the Over-the-Air Reception Devices
Rule, which permits tenants to place antennas that meet size limitations on property they rent and
restrictions that impair a tenant’s ability to stall, maintain, or use an antenna covered by the
preservation. The rule covers " ish" antenna that are one meter or less in diameter and designed
to receive direct broadcast satellite servicincluding direct-to-home satllite service, or to
receive or transmit fixed wireless signals via satellite. For more information on this rule, go to
I am a landlord. My tenant left owing a water bill. Will the water company put a lien on my property if I do not pay the bill?
No, a public or private water supplier should not impose a lien on the property for water
service delivered to the property unless the owner incurred the charges. Similarly, providers of
natural gas, sewage service, or electricity cannot place a lien on property for the cost of services
provided unless the owner of the property incurred the charges.
My rent includes utilities. I have paid my rent on time but my landlord is not paying the electric bill. What will happen if the landlord fails to pay the electric bills?
If you receive your electric service from aPublic Service Commission regulated electric
provider such as Georgia Power or Savannah ectric Power Company, secial rules apply to
dwelling (not a single family hom) in which the landlord pays for the electric service should
receive at least five (5) days written notice prior to disconnection. The notice must be personally
served on at least one adult in each dwelling u it or posted conspicuously on the premises when