by Mary Anne Ragragio
Posted on 2019-09-23 23:17:01
The relationship between a tenant and a landlord is not always pleasant. Sometimes it happens when a tenant is being harassed by their landlord or property manager. Unfortunately, tenants also experience harassment, intimidation, invade your privacy, threats or sometimes physical violence from their landlord or property manager. There are different ways of how a landlord harasses their tenants. Sometimes just because of some disagreement regarding tenancy that’s why some landlord does unexpected actions in the way they can against their tenants.
It would be good and important that tenants should also be aware of the possible harassment a landlord might possibly do, and be ready for some preventive measures on how they can protect themselves.
What is considered harassment?
It is when a Landlord or Property Manager willingly create an action or situation where a tenant will feel uncomfortable to make them decide to abandon the property, break the lease or move out. Or it is the too much use of actions by landlords in an attempt to intimidate a tenant. This kind of strategy is usually sought because it will avoid expensive legal expenses or possible problems regarding eviction.
There are many examples of landlord harassment, of what is not acceptable conduct, and here are some of them:
How can a tenant protect themselves from the landlord or property manager's harassment?