Residence Type: 
Single unit
Landlord Type: 
Private Landlord -- No Rent Control

In 2008 the owner of the home I was renting stopped paying their mortgage and then wanted me to accept their mail for a TARP loan. I realized they were loosing the home and wanted out of my two year lease. They would not give me back my $4,100.oo deposit because they did not have it any longer. Although they were not paying their mortgage. I had to go to eviction court becuase that was the only way I would get the deposit back. The court forced them to give me the rent credit with the deposit, but, I had to get evicted. There was no interest on this deposit and they had already spent it on their move to Southern California. It impacted my life negatively because they could not negotiate a move once they spent my deposit. This was a CRIME in my opinion that I had to pay for.

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