Is the tenant or landlord responsible for damages in an apartment fire?

Answer Answer From an insurance perspective the landlord should have coverage on the building and the tenant should have coverage on his/her contents. Legal liability may be a different issue depending on... Read More »

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Who is responsible for a external fire that caused damage on outside of apartment the tenant or landlord?

If the association fees are part of the obligations of your landlord under your lease agreement you could pay the fees directly, then deduct them from the rent, sending a letter to the landlord wit... Read More »

Is the landlord or tenant responsible for damage to the apartment caused by the tenant?

A tenant! If they damaged something they don't own they are responsible for fixing it.

A careless 2nd floor tenant clogged his toilet which overflowed unnoticed for 6 hours As a result there was 7000 in damages caused to the apartment below Who is responsible?

Answer This is probably answered by reading the rental/lease agreement. Tenants are generally responsible for damage caused by a stoppage that occurs during their tenancy unless the stoppage is du... Read More »

Who is responsible for damages to your property by fire department while putting out a fire next door?

Insurance. A fire department can use any means necessary to extinguish a fire. If a property is damaged, chances are it was to prevent the fire from spreading.