"I thought if I could get together some information about old carpet vs. Wood floors it could make a more convincing argument." I wholeheartedly agree that wood floors are much preferable to carpet. I'm not discouraging you from trying to work something out - I'm just saying there is no law regarding it. When working … Read more
Nope. The only law is that your dwelling must be "safe" - i.e. You must have running water, a working heater, locking doors / windows. There is no law that says your carpet must be contemporary. For the record, they do still make shag carpeting. Also, I'm assuming you saw the apartment before you … Read more
Can I Refuse To Pay The Rent If The Landlord Has Been Notified In Writing Of A List Of Complaints Which Make The Dwelling Uninhabitable Under Current Law? Ie; No Smoke Detectors And Severe Roach Problem.
If letters requesting "major" (not minor) repairs which affect the ability for the tenant to safely inhabit a premises (major = compromises safety, i.e. Fixing a front door lock, smoke detectors, leaking roof, operable heater. Minor = air conditioning, dripping faucet, cracked tile) go unanswered, one may either move out & sue, or repair defective … Read more
You should actually eat 5-6 small meals a day rather than 3 big ones. This keeps your metabolism boosted all day long and your blood sugar even so you don't have the highs & lows and will also help curb cravings. Make sure you include lean protein and complex carbs (fruits, veggies, whole grains, beans, … Read more