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Ask Landlord Hank

Ask Landlord Hank

How Do You Keep Tenants From Going Overboard With Holiday Lights?

How Do You Keep Tenants From Going Overboard With Holiday Lights?

Can tenants go overboard with holiday lights especially in a multifamily property is the question for Ask Landlord Hank this week. Remember Landlord Hank is not an attorney and is not giving legal advice. Dear Landlord Hank:...
Do We Have Any Recourse With Property Management Company Over Tenant Damages?

Do We Have Any Recourse With Property Management Company Over Tenant Damages?

This week the question for Ask Landlord Hank is about how a property management company deals with tenant damage. Remember Landlord Hank is not an attorney and is not giving legal advice. Dear Landlord Hank, We inherited...
Ask Landlord Hank - Can tenants not running bathroom heat cause mold?

If Tenants Don’t Keep Bathroom Heat On, Can it Cause Mold?

This week the question for Ask Landlord Hank is about tenants refusing to heat bathrooms and whether it can can cause mold. Remember Landlord Hank is not an attorney and is not giving legal advice. Dear...
Non-Paying Tenant Submitted COVID-19 Form Now What?

Non-Paying Tenant Submitted COVID-19 Form Now What?

This week the question for Ask Landlord Hank is about a non-paying tenant, who was already a problem, who has now filed a COVID-19 form. Remember Landlord Hank is not an attorney and is not...
Ask Landlord Hank: Can I Evict Tenants Due To Damage To The Home?

Ask Landlord Hank: Can I Evict Tenants Due To Damage To The Home?

This week the question for Ask Landlord Hank comes from a landlord asking whether he can evict tenants who have damaged his rental. Remember Hank is not an attorney and is not giving legal...
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Ask Landlord Hank: What Should I Ask A Previous Landlord About My Tenant Applicant?

This week the question for Ask Landlord Hank comes from a landlord asking about landlord references for his tenant applicant. Dear Landlord Hank, What should I be asking a prospective tenant’s landlord, or previous landlord references,...
Ask Landlord Hank – A Tenant Has Questions About Landlord Obligations

Ask Landlord Hank – A Tenant Has Questions About Landlord Obligations

This week the question for Ask Landlord Hank comes from a tenant asking about repairs and landlord obligations for rental property. Dear Landlord Hank, I live in subsidized housing and have been having many issues with...
Help for a Portland Landlord Trying to Decide What to Do on subletting

Help for a Portland Landlord Trying to Decide What to Do

This week a Portland landlord asks about tenant subletting while rental property is on the market and what they should do - the question for Ask Landlord Hank. Remember Hank is not an attorney...
Tenant Moved Out, Someone Else Finishing Lease; What Do I Do?

Tenant Moved Out, Someone Else Finishing Lease; What Do I Do?

If a tenant moved out and another one finishes the lease, then what should you do is the question for Ask Landlord Hank this week. Dear Landlord Hank: What should a landlord do and how should...
How Do I Stop Second-Hand Smoke Coming into My Apartment?

How Do I Stop Second-Hand Smoke Coming into My Apartment?

If a tenant has a problem with second-hand smoke coming into their apartment, what should you do is the question for Ask Landlord Hank this week. Dear Landlord Hank: How do I get property management to do...