Legal Question in Landlord & Tenant Law in Florida

My ceilings are day after day caving in, and my landlord is not in a hurry to repair. I feel that my appartment is unhabitable and other units have the same issue. Can I sue my landlord and get financial compensation for future moving expenses and other. I know that I can send a 7 days notice of lease termination for non compliance florida statute 83.51. How am I protected as a tenant? Should I contact building inspectors?

Asked on 7/30/13, 4:51 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Barry Stein De Cardenas, Freixas, Stein & Zachary

You should contact the local building inspectors. Your written lease controls your remedies if the apartment is uninhabitable.

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Answered on 7/31/13, 5:22 am

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