Tenant Voices

Bellflower, Los Angeles
hi my name is Margarita, 
Newark, Alameda
I learned on my own that my rental house is in foreclosure, asked landlord and the refused to answer. I'm holding the rent for April 2010 till they officially disclose it. Real Estate agent says sale date in June 7. I don't know where to pay the rent and who are real owner of the house. Landlord... continue reading
Sacramento, Sacramento
mrs woods owner lives in los angeles and her rental is in sacramento i saw the rental from the outside and decided to call her to see how much is the rent she told me can i afford 950 i said no so then she said 850 i said yes in our coversation she mentioned that the security fee will be 850 also i... continue reading
valencia, Los Angeles
its been sice sept 09 since docter wrote perscrition that i be relocated and i was denied first put up a harsh letter sent see one unit to far from family but issue is to move out of unit complex health issues i been in hospital each yr final docter said my immune system to habitate havnt help me... continue reading
Los Angeles, Los Angeles
When our wonderful bldg mgr was forced to retire 4 years ago, the mgt co. hired a couple who are horrible. They are covered in tattoos (not that all tattoos are bad) and seem to be stoned most of the time -- when they aren't being verbally abusive. They pick a different tenant each month and... continue reading
Palm Springs, Ca., Riverside
My landlord is selling the building to someone who will make it a half way house. How do we prevent this? I do not want to move and I do not want to live in a half way house. Who has to approve this change? Thank you
Camarillo, Ventura
Rental conflict Landlord & Tenant The information is true and accurate Background: Entered into lease on 2-18-2008 on home at 760 W loop drive. Landlord comes to home 760 w Loop 1 to 2 times per week. First 6 months they came 3 to 5 times each week. Virginia complains. They do yard work.... continue reading
Moreno Valley, Riverside
I moved into this home 2 months ago and paid a deposit and so far 2 months of rent come to find out our landlord is 5977.32 behind on her pmts which equal about 4 months worth of mortgage pmts. I dont know what to do next I dont think I will be paying till she resolves her problem with the bank.
San Francisco, San Francisco
I live in one of the towers at Parkmerced and have Never been treated so horribly and unfairly. After unsuccessfully being contacted after a rent check bounced, we were served a 3 day notice dated on March 10th,at least 5 days Before we even received it. We left the apartment on March 15th and had... continue reading
Patterson, Stanislaus
In November 09, I received a notice on my door stating that the mortgage was not being paid. I contacted my landlord he said everything was O.K. so I paid rent for November. I kept in touch with the loan service and tried to get my landlord to call them, which he did not. So, December came around I... continue reading
Cardiff, San Diego
I am living ina low income housing (rental) apartment. My rent is $850 and I am on the waiting list for Section 8 Voucher program which has not been funded for about 10 years. I have been waiting for 6 years and nothing yet. A person has to either die or leave the County. We ar desperate here. I... continue reading
Redding, Shasta
In April 2009, we were notified that the property we were renting, was going up for public auction. This was after April's rent was paid. We heard no more until 2 ladies knocked on our door the 3rd of June and announced that the bank was taking the property, and we needed to be out by July 1st.... continue reading
Patterson, Stanislaus
Our landlord would come every month for rent. In october he didn't come. His wife then came around 28th of Oct. stating we need 2 pay or deal with bank i then told her i would pay her on Nov.3rd both months and she then refused saxing it was 2 late. we then found a notice on the door that ho me... continue reading
Aptos, Santa Cruz
Two months ago, I moved into a condo that had previously been on the market for sale. Before I agreed to rent the condo, the landlord had said that the home was on the market for some time but he had just taken the home off of the market and didn't have intentions to sell. He asked for the first... continue reading
Carlsbad, San Diego
gabe, i want to thank you very much! because of you and tennants together i had a happy ending, fannie mae sent me a very nice person, melissa prandi chief operations officer, for properity/advantage,who made the whole thing have a happy ending i now have a 1yr affordable lease!
San Diego, San Diego
I signed a 16 month lease Jan 2009. On July 24th I got a Notice of Default. I continued to pay rent to the landlord; he said he was trying to renegotiate the mortgage. On Nov 19th the property went to auction and title reverted to the bank. However, the bank never recorded the trustee's deed... continue reading
San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo
Our landlord has just informed us that he is putting our rental house up for sale! A realtor showed up at our door and told us she was the new listing agent and wanted us to have a key made so that she can begin showing the house. We still have 6 months on our lease! What rights do we have? What... continue reading
Pacifica, San Mateo
I moved to Santa Monica in 1974 and have been renting my home ever since. In those 36 years I have lived in 16 different rentals: 10 apartments & 6 houses from Santa Monica to Santa Barbara to Daly City and finally Pacifica, CA.  
Santa Monica, Los Angeles
So I rented this place with a roommate. and after having some disputes with her, she started lying and distorting my personal life to the landlord! Now the landlord refuses to renew my lease, AND is keeping my deposit!! When I try to confront the landlord, she calls me a liar for trying to explain... continue reading
Modesto, Stanislaus
I have lived here for 5 1/2 years, the house foreclosed, the bank took over, today a real estate agent came out and gave me an option paper and wants me out before Christmas!! I am disabled and have two disabled sons. We are afraid we will be on the street!!! Where can we get help?!!?
Folsom, Sacramento
This is a senior duplex community, with average time in units about 15 years. Last year, the owner handed over mgmt to a company. They immediately raised the rent from $390 to $430 for small 1 bdrm units. These are occupied by senior ladies on fixed incomes. Last Aug the mgmt co again raised the... continue reading

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