San Jose


I lived in an apartment for over 10 years. Now that I have moved the apartmant complex has sent me a bill for damages. Since I lived there for over 10 years do I have to pay for damages that are over the cost of my security deposit?


I left some clothes into the common dryer inside the building. The maintenance staff trashed them without even reporting them to the manager. I want to be reimbursed.


ok, my friend and I live in a room that was built onto the back of a house.. there are 3 of these rooms with a bathroom in each. The kitchen is not connected with the house. The first thing is one day my friend and I were in his room relaxing and the landlord's wife knocked on the door and my friend said "hold on, I am half naked" and she said "I don't care" then kind of laughed, but walked right in and we both were speechless. Then she set an item that came in the mail for my friend.


landlord of San jose Ca University Apt located on 502 S. 4th street Phil Marquez charged my roommate and i for window cleaning and bathroom cleaning. When clearly when we moved in they were that bad. And the bathtub due to wear and tear gets worse over a 6 year duration. I contacted Phil politely to speak with him about clarifying the charges on our deposit. It states window/bath/kitchen =120 i asked him can you clarify each charge and he rudely said no i can't do that then went on yelling and verbally abusing me. Saying things like did you go to school why are you so stupid.

Pro-Bono Project Silicon Valley

Since its founding in 1986, Pro Bono Project has been dedicated to representing clients of limited means and improving access to justice. The Pro Bono Project focuses on family law, domestic violence, and consumer law. 
The Pro Bono Project offers free legal clinics/consultations with volunteer lawyers
Mountain View
2nd & 4th Tuesday of the Month, 6-8pm
Mountain View Public Library
585 Franklin St, Mountain View, CA 94041

Law Foundation of Silicon Valley

Our Housing Program provides free legal advice and representation on housing-related matters to low-income individuals in Santa Clara County.

We can assist with:

• Defending eviction lawsuits

• Housing discrimination issues like reasonable accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities

• Enforcing the San Jose Tenant Protection Ordinance

• Legal Outreach and Support for renter organizing/campaigns

• Help with Housing Authority hearings

Bay Area Legal Aid - Santa Clara

BayLegal provides free legal assistance to eligible clients in the following counties: Alameda, Contra, Napa, Marin, Santa Clara, San Francisco and San Mateo County and in the following practice areas: Public Benefits, housing issues, domestic violence commencement of divorce, immigration relief for victims of domestic violence or violent crimes - VAWA, UVisa.


I used to live at 299 Carmel Ave #49, Marina CA 93933. It the Central Coast. I've gave my landlord a 30 day notice before I move out and my date of moving out is October 7, 2009. I drop off the keys in the mail and move to San Jose. I called her 1 1/2 weeks later and ask how much am I going to get from my deposit and she say the Maintenance guys haven't even work on the apartments yet. She never ask me about the pre inspection for move out. I didn't know anything about that move out until now.


We are renting a house in San Jose, CA. On April 22 2009 there was a "notice of trustee sale" taped to our door, advising that the property was going to auction on May 11, and that if it did not sell, ownership would revert to the bank. We discussed this with our landlord, and several days later he advised us that he had been granted additional time to negotiate with the bank, and that the trustee sale would be postponed for at least 90 days.

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