Legal Question in Landlord & Tenant Law in Florida

if u do not have a contract and ur rent was 800.00 a month for the last 2yrs . i did have a contract the 1st yr can he up my rent to 1000.00in 2 weeks

Asked on 5/18/13, 8:18 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

David Slater David P. Slater, Esq.

You are a month to month tenant. He is free to raise rent. If you refuse, he can start eviction proceedings which will give you about another months time to move out.

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Answered on 5/18/13, 8:34 am
Barry Stein De Cardenas, Freixas, Stein & Zachary

The rental rate can be anything the landlord wants. If you dont like it, you can move.

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Answered on 5/18/13, 9:15 am

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