horrible evil roommate from hell
September 24, 2007 3:50 PM Subscribe
horrible roommate filter: can she evict me? she can't- right?
posted by genmonster to human relations (20 answers total)
long story short; my housemate and i don't get along. since we're medical students together, i didn't want things to get too ugly. i found a new place, and we agreed that i would use the deposit i gave her as last month's rent. a week later, she says she 'changed her mind' and wants another month's rent in addition to the deposit. when i asked how i would be sure to get my deposit back, she threatened to have the locks changed while i'm on away rotation for a few weeks. she's the only one on the lease and i didn't sighn anything. she can't get the locks changed on a property that she's renting- can she? what on earth should i do ?
some things i've thought of so far:
1. call the landlord
2. enlist the help of the other housemates who aren't on the lease either
3. check into mediation/the ombudsperson(sp??) at school
anything else, at all, would greatly be appreciated