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tenant stabbed boyfriend (by Ann [MA]) Oct 9, 2018 3:54 PM
       tenant stabbed boyfriend (by NE [PA]) Oct 9, 2018 4:50 PM
       tenant stabbed boyfriend (by Vee [OH]) Oct 9, 2018 4:53 PM
       tenant stabbed boyfriend (by DJ [VA]) Oct 9, 2018 5:00 PM
       tenant stabbed boyfriend (by Livethedream [AZ]) Oct 9, 2018 5:50 PM
       tenant stabbed boyfriend (by fred [CA]) Oct 9, 2018 8:42 PM
       tenant stabbed boyfriend (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Oct 9, 2018 10:35 PM
       tenant stabbed boyfriend (by Ann [MA]) Oct 10, 2018 2:44 AM
       tenant stabbed boyfriend (by Steve [MA]) Oct 10, 2018 3:18 AM
       tenant stabbed boyfriend (by Ken [NY]) Oct 10, 2018 4:38 AM
       tenant stabbed boyfriend (by Plenty [MO]) Oct 10, 2018 6:14 AM
       tenant stabbed boyfriend (by fred [CA]) Oct 10, 2018 6:50 AM
       tenant stabbed boyfriend (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Oct 11, 2018 12:13 AM
       tenant stabbed boyfriend (by Still Learning [NH]) Oct 11, 2018 3:51 AM
       tenant stabbed boyfriend (by BXlandlady [NY]) Oct 14, 2018 4:35 PM
       tenant stabbed boyfriend (by Cjoh [CT]) Oct 15, 2018 3:50 PM

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tenant stabbed boyfriend (by Ann [MA]) Posted on: Oct 9, 2018 3:54 PM
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Okay, so we got a phone call from a tenant who claims that she is now scared to be, at one of our buildings. I'm not sure she is,.."all there"... and so this is at least in part hearsay at this point.

She claims that the tenant upstairs stabbed her boyfriend 10 times. The upstairs tenant consists of a mother and adult daughter (who was stabber) and an eight-year-old child.

Further information seems like this stabbing definitely happened (Daughter is in jail this AM) but apparently did not happen at the apartment or even in the town but at the boyfriend's house 10 miles away.

Frankly I would be happy to get rid of the whole group,.. the mother is demanding and cranky the daughter ( she too is apparently is not mentally stable ,).. the kid is very noisy running back and forth for hours and sounds like a baby elephant to the floor below.. I know that is a fact as we were working on the second floor upgrade a could hear the kid. But now this.

This is a very nice building in a town that has degraded economically and it seems like the only tenants we can get our section 8 people. Yes it's going up for sale after 32 years.

I'm wondering what to do in this case. Can I get rid of all of them? Can we evict any of them? Can we tell her she's no longer able to stay at the property? If so could we charge her of trespass if she does? Do we need something legal to do that? Do we inform the section 8 housing people?

I could live with the cranky grandmother but apparently those two do long and noisy arguments on a regular basis. I'm hoping the daughter would leave.. and take her kid with her. Not sure how that would work with sect 8 as this is a very large 3 bedroom apt,..if only grandma is left.

So the downstairs tenant is also a single mother with a child says she's worried about staying there because of a person who is capable of stabbing someone.

Whether she was either untruthful or mistaken that the stabbing happened at the apartment talking specifically about what happened where he almost bled out in the driveway etc. etc. I'm trying to get a.police report but all I know is there was a small blurb and that local newspaper that said the daughter was in jail because of it at this time. --96.236.xxx.xxx




tenant stabbed boyfriend (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Oct 9, 2018 4:50 PM
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I would absolutely get rid of the stabber. That would be a choice I make regardless of the tenant who is complaining. Get rid of them on your own, just don't let the complaining tenant think she can be a squeaky wheel now. --50.107.xxx.xxx




tenant stabbed boyfriend (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: Oct 9, 2018 4:53 PM
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As the sec8 tenants turn, carry a large magnet when you go there - when you see something shiny throw the magnet. --76.188.xxx.xx




tenant stabbed boyfriend (by DJ [VA]) Posted on: Oct 9, 2018 5:00 PM
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Hopefully your rental agreement says something about obeying laws and allowing neighbors quiet enjoyment of their units.

Then you have grounds to evict-or not renew if month to month or getting close to the end of the lease.

Make sure you have documented the nature and frequency of the problems. --68.10.xxx.x




tenant stabbed boyfriend (by Livethedream [AZ]) Posted on: Oct 9, 2018 5:50 PM
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We had a "boyfriend" kidnap his girlfriend at knife point in the property next to my apts. I missed the show but my tenants watched the outside part. Apparently the guy cut the Mom inside, grabbed the girl, threw her over his shoulder cave man style, and ran off down the street with the cops in hot pursuit!

They moved shortly thereafter. I would suggest it is time for your folks to leave. Anyone who is dangerous like that you do not need around. --47.216.xx.xxx




tenant stabbed boyfriend (by fred [CA]) Posted on: Oct 9, 2018 8:42 PM
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My rental agreement says: This agreement is void if tenant is involved in a criminal activity.

What does your rental agreement say? --99.59.x.xxx




tenant stabbed boyfriend (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: Oct 9, 2018 10:35 PM
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Ann,

My local Sec8 office instantly terminates anyone involved in any crime.

Your next problem will be an occupant without rent. I suggest starting eviction immediately.

Fred,

I suggest a slight change of wording. If your lease is VOID technically you cannot implement the things in the lease such as collect rent, late fees, or charge for cleaning/repairs. A free atty will jump on this like a bird on a bug.

I suggest something like "Tenant's rights will be terminated and will trigger eviction."

BRAD

--68.50.xxx.xxx




tenant stabbed boyfriend (by Ann [MA]) Posted on: Oct 10, 2018 2:44 AM
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I guess the question might be can I evict mother also if daughter (listed as tenant) did the crime.Remember this is MA. --66.30.xx.xxx




tenant stabbed boyfriend (by Steve [MA]) Posted on: Oct 10, 2018 3:18 AM
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It will take some time to evict the Mother for someone else's crime. Look into obtaining a restraining order barring the daughter from being within 100 yards of you & your property. --96.237.xx.xx




tenant stabbed boyfriend (by Ken [NY]) Posted on: Oct 10, 2018 4:38 AM
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They wont be paying the rent soon enough,you can evict for non payment --72.231.xxx.xxx




tenant stabbed boyfriend (by Plenty [MO]) Posted on: Oct 10, 2018 6:14 AM
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At the least be stern on lease clauses you can in force and plan on not renewing their lease. Do what you can, accept the rest. Is the daughter on the lease? If not read your policy for over night guest and enforce with paperwork. Takes alot of energy and babysitting on your part. I would also provide the scared tenant a spiral note pad and pen ask her to keep a log of activity and what she experiences.

They will both either settle down and go about their own ways or move on.

You didn't stable the person. You are not the police. Management your lease. --99.203.xx.xxx




tenant stabbed boyfriend (by fred [CA]) Posted on: Oct 10, 2018 6:50 AM
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Brad,

You're right...so I looked at my rental agreement, and I have it under "Termination": (D) This agreement will terminate if tenant(s) is involved in criminal/illegal activity.

BTW, I have never had a tenant represented by a lawyer in an eviction case.

Luckily, I've only had a few.

--99.59.x.xxx




tenant stabbed boyfriend (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: Oct 11, 2018 12:13 AM
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fred,

Count your blessings! They can get a free atty thru legal aid or Fair Housing. At a minimum they can get free (landlord hating) advice from legal aid.

BRAD --68.50.xxx.xxx




tenant stabbed boyfriend (by Still Learning [NH]) Posted on: Oct 11, 2018 3:51 AM
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Brad, Legal Aids website is a great resource for landlords. In plain English it spells out what landlords can not do. I have used it several times to understand laws. --24.61.xxx.xx




tenant stabbed boyfriend (by BXlandlady [NY]) Posted on: Oct 14, 2018 4:35 PM
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probably drugs- addicts are in the best neighborhoods.. --24.45.xxx.xxx




tenant stabbed boyfriend (by Cjoh [CT]) Posted on: Oct 15, 2018 3:50 PM
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Ann , id Just sit tight and let things take their course, as long as you were not the intended target. Me know nothing. Me hear nothing.............. Charlie...........zzz.... . --32.214.xxx.xx



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