Legal Question in Landlord & Tenant Law in Virginia

I live in the state of Virginia. I recently moved out of a rental property where the carpet needed to be replaced due to a leak in the permanently installed cooling unit owned by the property. I am now being charged for that replacement. Am I responsible to cover the loss even though the damage was not due to anything I had done? and do I have the right to view the completed work and any related receipts?

Asked on 7/29/13, 6:43 am

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Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law
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If this carpeting was replaced soley for the reason mentioned in your question,

then you as the former tenant should not be charged for the replacement (my opinion).

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Answered on 7/30/13, 7:44 am

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