It's a new lease under the SAME utility company that has an OUTSTANDING bill that has one of the SAME PERSON listed.
Can they hold me accountable for a bill in someone else's name, and refuse me service?[/B] This person is not even on the lease anymore - a brand new one-year lease was signed with myself and the new tenant, we did not just sign an amendment. It's a whole new lease.
It can't be explain any simpler.
Usually, they want a deposit. Which you didn't mention. Put up a deposit, pay the bill and they will turn the electric in your name.
At the time I owed a small amount to the city's utility company for an old apartment,
I paid off my old bill to the utility company, but they refuse to transfer utilities into my name.
Not being able to pay is not the utility fault. They provide a service that requires payment.
I cannot live in a house with no power, and I cannot afford to pay off a bill that is not even mine.
I have already paid half of that same bill to the original roommate, but it did not get paid to the utility company.
Why can't you understand that yes, this is a bill that is yours. Utility company doesn't care if you paid your room mate, they weren't paid.
Are you ready?
Ready for what?
Look up, stand up, get ready, He is coming in the clouds.
"Behold, He is coming with clouds, and every eye will see Him, even they who pierced Him. And all the tribes of the earth will mourn because of Him. Even so, Amen."
Very, very close. Closer now than yesterday