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Bogus Damage Charges from a Corporate Landlord DC Edition

Several roommates and I moved out of an apartment in DC this summer that is owned by a large corporate company (coughAvalonBaycough). We’d been in the apartment for almost four years. Before we moved out, staff from the building signed off on paperwork stating that there was no visible damage. A month later we get an incredibly bogus set of damage charges from the building for nearly $1,000. We already got our security deposit back, but they’re threatening to send us to collections over these new charges. [more inside]
posted by forkisbetter on Aug 26, 2014 - 8 answers

What Are Your Rights When a Landlord Wants to Break a Lease?

Asking for a couple of friends living in Washington, D.C. They signed a lease and put down security deposits to rent a two-bedroom condo with move in on Saturday. The guy just called them and said that he's changed his mind, and he doesn't want to rent the place anymore and he is currently living there. What can they do about it since they haven't actually moved in yet? [more inside]
posted by forkisbetter on Mar 11, 2013 - 15 answers

Moving from England to Washington DC - advice?

Moving from England to Washington DC - advice? I'm moving with my wife to Washington DC in the summer from England to start a job downtown. I'd like your thoughts on finding a place, neighbourhoods, logistics and cultural stuff. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 10, 2011 - 22 answers

Looking for summer housing in DC

I'm looking for short-term housing in DC for May, June, and July. I've seen this great thread, but I'm wondering if there have been any updates since then or if there are summer-specific options. [more inside]
posted by charmcityblues on Mar 8, 2011 - 5 answers

Help! I need a hand finding an apartment in DC for 3 people all about to commute in different directions.

Help! I need a hand finding an apartment in DC for 3 people all about to commute in different directions. [more inside]
posted by decrescendo on Sep 3, 2008 - 17 answers

Finding an apartment in DC

I need advice for finding an apartment in DC, in particular the Columbia Heights, Shaw, or Mt. Pleasant neighborhoods. [more inside]
posted by Inigo Jones on Apr 29, 2007 - 20 answers

Where to live in Alexandria

Where should we live in Alexandria, VA? [more inside]
posted by Flamingo on Feb 14, 2007 - 12 answers

Limiting the misery

I need advice on where to live in Northern Virginia--one of us will be commuting to Prince William county and the other will be headed into D.C.. How can we split the difference to minimize the traffic pain. [more inside]
posted by divka on Jan 12, 2006 - 10 answers

How can I find an affordable apartment in DC?

A friend is moving to DC and is trying to find a 2 bedroom apartment in a cool, trendy area (read: in DC/NW, metro-accessable) but she doesn't have a lot of money to spend. Any tips for finding a good place at a bargain? She's exhausted craigslist, the Post classifieds, the City Paper...any suggestions?
posted by chos on Apr 18, 2005 - 12 answers

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