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Responsibility for repairs /fair/ wear and tear

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I live in pennsylvannia and recently vacated my rental. recently my former landlord made charges that i left the house with 3,095.00 in repairs which is not true he said that the house was newly renovated in 1995 when i moved in but it was not and since then a pipe burst in the bathroom causing the dryrotted floor to start falling in which was reported to the land lord but he would not fix i have had 2 bats flying around in my house when i told the land lord he did nothing when i had problems with the toilet he told me to urinate and let it overflow into the basement because he needed to redo anyway. the only damage i can agree with is some holes in the wall that my son with adhd put there because he has a temper problem. trying to find some advice



What kind of advice are you looking for?

You are out of the property, so that problem is solved.

The landlord made charges of $ 3095 in repairs which you say are not true.

I don't know anything about PA law, but the standard for repairs is probably that you are responsible for all repairs that the landlord had to make, except for those that are due to normal wear & tear. If your question is, what does that mean, maybe the following will help to explain it:

Probably, your whole problem reduces to one of proof.


OK tell us what proof you have?

Did you write any letters to the landlord informing him of the damages? Did you take any pictures?

Did you withold rent, or break a lease?

Without some proof who is a judge gonna believe?

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