I am a renter. I was forced to vacate because the mold had made me so sick that I needed a respirator to enter my apartment. My landlord turns a deaf ear to my complaints. Who is responsible for removing the mold?

Toxic Mold And Renters Injury Law

I am a renter. I was forced to vacate because the mold had made me so sick that I needed a respirator to enter my apartment. My landlord turns a deaf ear to my complaints. Who is responsible for removing the mold?

The landlord would be responsible as the property owner. You as the tenant may have a claim against the landlord for negligence if the mold conditions are not mitigated. The residential Landlord Tenant laws of all states require that the landlord maintain the property free of health and safety problems. The landlord also has the duty to keep the premises livable under the warranty of habitability (Click here for more information).

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